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Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiology (Heart Care) | More

Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Medical Director, Marfan and Related Connective Tissue Disorder Program

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Michael Earing, MD, specializes in adult congenital heart disease, Marfan Syndrome, familial aortic aneurysms, pulmonary hypertension and pediatric cardiology. Dr. Earing has a keen understanding of the complex care needed for long-term success, and he is an expert in navigating the challenges pediatric patients face when transitioning to adulthood with congenital heart disease.

As a deeply respected physician-scientist, Dr. Earing is passionate about research and continuously evaluates new and improved diagnoses and treatments for adult and pediatric cardiac patients. His work has been published in several highly regarded, peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Earing has also served as an author on multiple national guideline writing committees focused on the care for both adults with congenital heart disease and the pediatric patient with pulmonary hypertension.

In addition to his clinical and research pursuits, Dr. Earing is an experienced and successful educator. He lectures about current congenital heart disease topics to students and professionals, as well as mentors fellows, residents and medical students to help guide them through their medical careers.

Practice Locations:

  • Comer Children's Hospital – Hyde Park
  • Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine – Hyde Park
  • Advocate Children's Hospital – Oak Lawn
  • Advocate Heart Institute – Oak Lawn

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Rush University Medical School


  • Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center


  • Mayo Clinic

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Adult Congenital Heart Association
  • Marfan Foundation
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1998

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Languages Spoken

  • English