Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Faculty/Staff

Department Leadership

Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS

Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS
John Benjamin Murphy Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)

Faculty

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery

Gregory Auffenberg, MD, MS

Gregory Auffenberg, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Urology

Emma Barber, MD

Emma Barber, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cynthia Barnard, PhD, MBA

Cynthia Barnard, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine

David Bentrem, MD, MS

David Bentrem, MD, MS
Harold L. and Margaret N. Method Research Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Surgery-Surgical Oncology and Medical Social Sciences

David Chu, MD, MSCE

David Chu, MD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Urology

Jeanette Chung, PhD

Jeanette Chung, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Mark Cohen, PhD

Mark Cohen, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Dustin French, PhD

Dustin French, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH

Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH
Professor of Surgery

Amy Halverson, MD

Amy Halverson, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jane Holl, MD, MPH

Jane Holl, MD, MPH
Mary Harris Thompson Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine
Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) - Center for Healthcare Studies

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Julie K. Johnson, MSPH, PhD

Julie K. Johnson, MSPH, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery

Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH

Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Urology

Jacqueline Kruser, MD, MS

Jacqueline Kruser, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael F. McGee, MD

Michael F. McGee, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Ryan Merkow, MD, MS

Ryan Merkow, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

David Odell, MD, MMSc

David Odell, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Surgery

Mehul Raval, MD, MS

Mehul Raval, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Surgery

Anne Stey
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jonah Stulberg, MD, PhD, MPH

Jonah Stulberg, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Paloma Toledo, MD, MPH

Paloma Toledo, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Anthony D. Yang, MD, MS

Anthony D. Yang, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC)

Research Staff

Daniela Amortegui, MA

Daniela Amortegui, MA
Research Project Coordinator

Barb Buckley, RN, MS

Barb Buckley, RN, MS
Program Manager- System Clinical Performance

Kristina Davis MS, MSN, MPH, RN, CNL

Kristina Davis MS, MSN, MPH, RN, CNL
Clinical Quality Leader

Brianna D’Orazio, BA, MPH

Brianna D’Orazio, BA, MPH
Research Project Manager

Kirsty Engelhardt, BA

Kirsty Engelhardt, BA
Program Coordinator

Caryn Etkin, PhD, MPH

Caryn Etkin, PhD, MPH
Administrative Director

Reiping Huang, PhD

Reiping Huang, PhD
Research Associate

Lindsey Kreutzer, MPH

Lindsey Kreutzer, MPH
Program Manager

Remi Love, MPPA

Remi Love, MPPA
Project Manager

Karen Miller, BS

Karen Miller, BS
Program Assistant

Nathan Monson, MS

Nathan Monson, MS
Developer

Eileen Ngo, BS-MPH

Eileen Ngo, BS-MPH
Program Assistant

Willemijn Schäfer, PhD

Willemijn Schäfer, PhD
Research Associate

Meagan Shallcross, MPH

Meagan Shallcross, MPH
Research Project Manager

Ying Shan, MS

Ying Shan, MS
Statistical Analyst/Programmer

Erin Wymore, MS

Erin Wymore, MS
Research Project Manager

Grants Administration & Finance

Bethany Ekesa

Bethany Ekesa
Manager of Research Administration, IPHAM, Center for Healthcare Studies

Melanie Mkrdichian

Melanie Mkrdichian
Director of Administration & Research, Department of Surgery