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Srikumar Pillai

Srikumar B. Pillai, MD

  • Pediatric Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Srikumar Pillai, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric and general surgeon at Shriners Children's Chicago. Dr. Pillai provides treatment for chest wall reconstruction, congenital malformations, the Nuss procedure and care for pectus excavatum (sunken chest) in children. He also provides general surgery services for patients such as gastrostomy feeding tubes (G-tube and Mic-Key button) and nasogastric tubes.

Dr. Pillai is also the chief of pediatric surgery at Rush University Medical Center, and an associate professor, Department of Surgery, Rush Medical College. He has contributed to various surgical publications and presented at numerous conferences, including the American College of Chest Physicians. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group and the Chicago Surgical Society.

He has previously worked as chief of pediatric surgery at Jeff Gordon Children's Hospital. He was also chief of pediatric surgery and chief of pediatric trauma at Stroger Hospital.

Originally from Virginia, Dr. Pillai was valedictorian of his high school class.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery - General
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Education and Training

Medical Education
Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VI

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
United States of America

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
United States of America

Children's Hospital of Columbus
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH
United States of America

Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

Rush University Medical Center
Professor of Surgery (Clinical)

Leadership and Memberships
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
  • Chicago Surgical Society


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