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Pediatric Surgery

Bonna Benjamin, M.D.

Bonna Benjamin, MDProfessor

Medical School
1973 University of Pittsburgh School of Med, Pittsburgh, PA

Post Graduate Training
1975 Surgery, Georgetown University
1977 Surgery, York Hospital
1985 Pediatric Surgery, St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Philadelphia

Specialty Certification
Surgery, 1978, 1988, 1997
Pediatric Surgery, 1988, 1995, 2007

Recent Publications
• Hicks K, Benjamin B, Habersang R. Intussuception with a Pathological Lead Point. Consultant for Pediatrician 2008:6:251-235.






Jason Nirgiotis, M.D.

Dr. Jason NirgiotisAssociate Professor

Medical School
1986 University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Post Graduate Training
1992 General Surgery, University of Texas – Houston
1994 Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Specialty Certification
Surgery, 1993, 2007
Pediatric Surgery, 1996, 2007

Recent Publications
• Benton T, Cheema R, Nirgiotis J.  A newborn with a Skin Lesion on the back: Occult Spinal Dysraphism. Journal of Family Practice 56 (1): E1-3, 2007.
• Tiwari R, Hicks K, Naqvi M, Biskinis E, Nirgiotis J , Van Hook J, Suffield R. Prenatal diagnosis of a neonate with fetus in fetu. Journal of Perinatology 26, 366-367, 2006.






Janet Meller, MD

Janet Meller, MDAssociate Professor

Medical School
1980 University of Health Sciences, Chicago, IL

Post Graduate Training
1980 Surgery Resident, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL
1982 Senior Resident, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL
1984 Chief Resident, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL
1985 Fellow in Pediatric Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL
1986 Preceptorship in Pediatric Surgery, Cook County Hospital and University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL

Specialty Certification
1986, 2005 Surgery
1988, 1996 Surgical Critical Care



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