42874-Westwater, Margaret

Margaret L. Westwater, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Simon Cancer Center 4500
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Westwater is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana.  She received her BA in chemistry from Duke University and her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine.  Dr. Westwater completed residency training at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital).  Following pediatric residency she remained at Lurie Children’s for six years as a pediatric hospitalist and was an Instructor in clinical pediatrics for Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  She also helped to run a bi-directional international medical elective with a hospital in Tanzania during her time in Chicago.  A desire to return home to be closer to family brought her back to Indianapolis in 2018 and she currently works as a pediatric hospitalist at Riley Hospital for Children and Methodist Hospital.  In her free time Dr. Westwater enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2012 RES Northwestern University
    2009 MD Indiana University
    2003 BA Duke University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Medical Women's Association
    Association of Pediatric Program Directors

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