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The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

General Pediatrics

Pediatricians with the University of Chicago Children's Medical Group provide the full spectrum of outpatient primary care services to infants, children, and adolescents throughout Chicago and northwest Indiana.

Education: An Important Part of the Doctor-Patient Relationship

We understand that pediatric care means more than treating a sick child -- it means providing answers and guidance throughout your child's growth. That's why we strive to build lasting, long-term relationships with parents so they can raise safe, healthy kids. Our pediatricians are committed to teaching both medical professionals and families. They will take the time to provide you with the information you need to make treatment decisions and better understand your child's medical condition.

Health, Development, and Behavior

Comprehensive primary care is designed to keep your child healthy, now and in the future. General pediatric care services include:

  • Well-baby and well-childcare
  • Immunizations
  • School physicals
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Care for acute illnesses, such as flu
  • Injury prevention and counseling
  • Health screening and disease prevention

In addition, our child health experts can work with your family on important medical and social issues, such as:

  • Behavioral issues
  • Problems at school
  • Family and parenting problems