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Rabi F Sulayman, MD

Professor & Chair, Pediatrics

Dr. Sulayman comes to the Chicago Medical School with more than 20 years of senior medical administration with a specific expertise in pediatrics services management.

Born and was raised in Lebanon, Dr. Sulayman earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut.  He completed his pediatric residency at Boston’s Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA, where he was appointed as instructor at Harvard Medical School.  He finished a pediatric cardiology fellowship in 1975 at the University of Chicago and in 1979 joined the Department of Pediatrics at Advocate Christ Medical Center and Rush Medical School.

He is currently Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital on the campus of Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, IL.  Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital is the largest freestanding pediatric medical facility in the south and west Chicago suburbs with one of the largest pediatric cardiology programs in Illinois.

The hospital is a member of the National Association Children’s Hospitals and Related Institution (NACHRI) and is internationally recognized for its pediatric hematology and oncology divisions and the second largest provider of pediatrics services in Chicago with over 6,500 admissions annually.

Dr. Sulayman is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as a member of the Chicago Medical Society, Illinois Medical Society and American College of Physicians Executives.

Dr. Sulayman has an extraordinary ability to provide visionary, passionate and effective leadership.