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Carl Backer

Carl Lewis Backer, M.D.

Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E Chicago Avenue
MC 22
Chicago, IL  60611-2605
United States
1 312-227-4240
1 312-227-9643 (fax)
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Background

Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2000- )
Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1995-2000)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1988-1995)

Division Head, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery, Children's Memorial Hospital (2008-2012)/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (2012- )
Attending Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeon, Children's Memorial Hospital (1988-2012)/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (2012- )

Interests

Vascular Rings
Transposition of the Great Arteries
Pediatric Pacemakers
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Pectus Excavatum
Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Tracheal Surgery

Education

Northwestern University (BA 1976)
Mayo Medical School (MD 1980)
Northwestern University General Surgery (1980-1985)
Northwestern University Cardiac Surgery (1985-1987)
Children's Memorial Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (1987-1988)