Andrea Lo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Andrea Lo, MD, is a pediatric surgeon. She specializes in the surgical treatment of congenital malformations and pediatric cancers. Whenever possible, Dr. Lo uses minimally invasive surgical techniques to reduce discomfort, scarring and recovery time.
An active researcher, Dr. Lo is dedicated to improving surgical processes and procedures. She has studied the management of congenital lung malformations and has also proposed the use of pigtail tubes in lieu of stiffer, larger chest tubes that cause more discomfort. Dr. Lo's work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Year Started Practice
University of Western Ontario
Queen's University, ON, Canada (General Surgery)
McGill University, Montreal Children's Hospital (Pediatric Surgery)
American Pediatric Surgical Association
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Soon after Elizabeth Woodcock was born, a test showed abnormally high bilirubin levels in her blood. When a liver biopsy suggested biliary atresia, Dr. Lo surgically removed the damaged bile ducts as part of a Kasai procedure. Today, Elizabeth is doing well and may never need a liver transplant.
View a partial list of Dr. Lo's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.