Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine
Michael Earing is an adult and pediatric trained cardiologist who specializes in adult congenital heart disease, Marfan syndrome, familial aortic aneurysms, and pulmonary artery hypertension. He has published nearly 100 articles, focused on advancing the care of the adult with congenital heart disease, including several American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association statement/guideline articles.
In addition to his professorship, Earing is the section chief of pediatric cardiology at the University of Chicago Medicine. He is also the section chief and co-director of Advocate Children’s Hospital Heart Institute Division, medical director of the Chicago Alliance for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Care, and division director of pediatric cardiology for the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance, a partnership between Advocate Children’s Hospital, Pediatrics at NorthShore University HealthSystem, and the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital.
Earing received an MD from Rush Medical College, and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine/pediatrics at Rush–Presbyterian–St. Luke’s Medical Center. He was awarded fellowships in pediatric cardiology and adult congenital heart disease from Mayo Clinic. He also has an MS in health care management from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a BA from North Central College.