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.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Pediatric Specialists
Medical Office Building II
120 Spalding Drive, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540

Year Started Practice

2012

Board Certifications

General Surgery
Pediatrics

Medical School

University of Western Ontario

Residency

Queen's University, ON, Canada (General Surgery)

Fellowship

McGill University, Montreal Children's Hospital (Pediatric Surgery)

Memberships

American Pediatric Surgical Association
Canadian Association of General Surgeons
Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Languages Spoken

English
French

Email

alo@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-6175

Office Fax

(773) 702-1192

Office Postal Address

Andrea Lo, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4062
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Lo's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.