Craig Lillehei, MD
|Hospital Title||Associate in Surgery, Program Director|
|Academic Title||Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
The goals of Dr. Lillehei's research are to:
- define the risk factors for neonatal surgery
- establish existing clinical outcomes and quality of life for children with inflammatory bowel disease and to establish means of improving these outcomes
Dr. Lillehei is active in the analysis of large administrative data sets to assess the risk factors for mortality in neonatal surgery. He is also involved in the prospective data collection and analysis of outcomes in children with inflammatory bowel disease requiring surgery, particularly those with ulcerative colitis undergoing colectomy and ileoanal pullthrough. He has been extremely active in transplantation, leading the Lung Transplant Program at Children's Hospital Boston and serving as faculty in programs for kidney and liver transplantation of infants and children.
About Craig W. Lillehei, MD
Dr. Lillehei received his MD degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in transplant immunology under Dr. Henry Winn at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children's Hospital Boston and has been the Associate Residency Program Director since 2002 and the Residency Program Director since 2004.
Click here for a list of publications authored or co-authored by Dr. Lillehei on PubMed.
Son JK, Lillehei CW, Gauvreau K, Jenkins KJ. A risk adjustment method for newborns undergoing noncardiac surgery. Am Surg 2010 Apr; 251(4): 754-8.
Lillehei CW, Leichter A, Bonsvaros A, Shamberger RC. Restorative proctocoloectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in children. Dis Colon Rectum 2009 Sept; 52: 1645-9.
Lillehei CW, Shamberger RC. Staged reconstruction for middle aortic syndrome. J Ped Surg 2001 Aug; 36(8): 1252-4.
- Lillehei CW, Shamberger RC, Mayer JE. Size disparity in pediatric lung transplantation. J Ped Surg 1994 Aug; 29(8): 1152-5.