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Mark Slidell, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Director, Pediatric Trauma

Mark Slidell, MD, MPH, is a pediatric surgeon, providing care for infants, children and adolescents of all ages. He specializes in the treatment of neonatal diseases, congenital malformations, pediatric cancers, and gastrointestinal conditions, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Dr. Slidell is highly skilled in advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, which minimize discomfort, scarring and recovery time for children.

As a researcher, Dr. Slidell is dedicated to advancing minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is actively involved in conducting patient safety, quality improvement and clinical outcomes research. Dr. Slidell's work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

A dedicated educator and mentor, Dr. Slidell has been the recipient of several teaching awards.

Practice Locations

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

Year Started Practice


Medical School

Brown University Medical School

Internship and Residency

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC


Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC (pediatric surgery)

Additional Graduate Degrees

MPH, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore


American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association for Academic Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Surgical Outcomes Club

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6175

Office Fax

(773) 702-1192

Office Postal Address

Mark Slidell, MD, MPH
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. Slidell's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.