Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Cardiology Fellows List

First-Year Fellows

Sean  D. Connolly, DO
Prior Training:
A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College

Asad A. Qadir, MD
Prior Training:
Comer Children’s Hospital, University of Chicago

Benjamin Rosenfeld, MD
Prior Training:
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University

Second-Year Fellows

Carmel Bogle, MD
Prior Training:
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University
Academic Interests: Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
Mentor: Elfriede Pahl, MD

Matthew Cornicelli, MD
Prior Training:
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University
Academic Interests: Cardiac MRI T1 and T2 Mapping for Diagnosing Pediatric Myocarditis
Mentor: Joshua Robinson, MD

Rabia Khan, MD
Prior Training:
St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University
Academic Interests: Disease Status Among Genotype-Known Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients
Mentor: Elfriede Pahl, MD

Rana Khaznadar, MD
Prior Training:
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Academic Interests: Does Transthoracic Echo Imaging Upon Discharge Significantly Change Inpatient Management and Disposition of Post-Op Cardiac Patients Who Have Undergone TEE in the OR After Intervention?
Mentor: John M. Costello, MD, MPH

Third-Year Fellows

Lajja Desai, MD
Prior Training:
Engleston Children’s Hospital, Emory University
Academic Interests: Surface EKG Evaluation in Pediatric Patients with Anthracycline Exposure
Mentor: R. Gregory Webster, MD, MPH

Diana Geisser, MD
Prior Training: Seattle Children’s Hospital
Academic Interests: Predicting Pediatric Survival After Venoarterial ECMO
Mentor: Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

Advanced Fellows

Gary Beasley, MD
Prior Training:
Johns Hopkins
Program: Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation

Diego Arango Uribe, MD
Prior Training:
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Medical Center
Program: Advanced Cardiac Intensive Care

Scott Cameron, MD
Prior Training:
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Program: Advanced Non-Invasive Imaging

Sandeep Tripathi, MD
Prior Training:
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Program: Advanced Cardiac Intensive Care