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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Team

At the University of Chicago Medicine, an integrated multidisciplinary team of adult and pediatric experts works together to evaluate patients and coordinate care for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

Our physician team is led by:

Issam A. Awad, MD
Medical Director, HHT program
Neurovascular surgery

Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD
Associate Medical Director, HHT Program
Pediatric cardiology

Browse our list of experts by specialty.

Neurovascular surgery

Issam A. Awad, MD
Medical Director, HHT program

Neuroradiology/Neurointerventional Surgery

Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD
Co-Medical Director, HHT program

Gregory A. Christoforidis, MD

Cardiology

James K. Liao, MD

Dermatology

Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Carol Semrad, MD

Hematology/Oncology

Joseph M. Baron, MD

Human Genetics

Darrel J. Waggoner, MD

Neurology

James R. Brorson, MD

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Mary E. Strek, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Brian Funaki, MD
Steven Zangan, MD

Otolaryngology (Adult and Pediatric)

Fuad Baroody, MD
Elizabeth Blair, MD
Jayant Pinto, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Jessica Kandel, MD
Director, Vascular Anomalies program

Pediatric Cardiology

Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD
Associate Medical Director, HHT Program

Pediatric Dermatology

Sarah Stein, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Bakhtiar Yamini, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology

Maria Dowell, MD


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Kristina Piedad, RN
HHT Program Coordinator


Transfer Center
In case of emergency, physicians should call the Transfer Center to coordinate transfer to the appropriate service at the University of Chicago Medicine.