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Radhika Peddinti, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Director, Sickle Cell Disease Program

Radhika Peddinti, MD, is an expert in the care and treatment of children with all types of blood disorders and cancers. She is particularly interested in sickle cell disease. She also is a part of the multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies Group. Other areas of interest include hemoglobinopathies, benign hematology, coagulation disorders and solid tumors.

Dr. Peddinti and her colleagues participate in ongoing clinical research trials conducted by the Children’s Oncology Group.

Practice Locations

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

La Rabida Children's Hospital
6501 S. Promontory Drive
Chicago, IL 60649

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Medical School

Government Medical College, Nagpur, India


Cook County Hospital, Chicago


Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago


American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6808

Office Fax

(773) 702-9881

Office Postal Address

Radhika Peddinti, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4060
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Peddinti

Listen to Dr. Peddinti discuss "Sickle Cell Awareness" on the WVON Community Health Focus Hour.

Soon after Angel Almanza was born, doctors found a hemangioma (benign tumor) on his left arm. During a consult at Comer Children's Hospital, Dr. Peddinti diagnosed the "hemangioma" as an arteriovenous malformation and collaborated with a team of experts to help Angel. Read more.

Selected Publications

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