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Sessions for Expectant Parents

Jun 16, 2017

Let’s get acquainted at our next prenatal session. Lake Forest Pediatrics hosts monthly prenatal sessions for expectant parents who want to know more about our pediatricians, nurse practitioners, services, and parent education. This is the perfect opportunity... [ learn more ]

Immunize Your Child for the Flu

Sep 30, 2016

The CDC recommends a routine annual influenza (flu) vaccination for all children aged 6 months and older, without contraindications. Flu vaccination appointments are now available at all 3 of the Lake Forest Pediatric offices. We are only giving injectable flu... [ learn more ]

Distinguished Pediatric Practice Award

Sep 13, 2015

We are honored to have received the Distinguished Pediatric Practice Contributed Service Award from the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics.  The award was presented to Lake Forest... [ learn more ]

Flu Vaccine Options for the Coming Season

Aug 24, 2016

The CDC has announced the results of scientific studies on the flu mist. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) found the nasal mist vaccine to be relatively ineffective in flu seasons from 2013-2016. The most recent round of research... [ learn more ]

Change in Blood Draw Services

Jul 05, 2016

Effective Saturday, July 9, blood draw services will no longer be available at our Lindenhurst and Vernon Hills locations. Patients who require blood drawn for testing are welcome to visit our Lake Bluff location Monday - Friday between the hours... [ learn more ]

Blue Choice Insurance

May 19, 2016

Unfortunately, Lake Forest Pediatrics is not able to participate in any of the BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois Blue Choice plans. While we are happy to continue providing healthcare services to Blue Choice members, we highly encourage you to contact your insurance... [ learn more ]

Sign Up for estatements!

Feb 22, 2016

Sign Up for estatements! Lake Forest Pediatrics announces the addition of estatements to our available offerings for busy parents. Now, parents can choose to receive their Lake Forest Pediatrics statements electronically. Electronic statements can help parents reduce paperwork, saving time and postage. With... [ learn more ]

ACA open enrollment period begins Nov. 1

Oct 28, 2015

Nov. 1 is the start date for consumers to purchase 2016 health insurance coverage through the federal and state health insurance exchanges, established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Make sure your doctors are in-network before... [ learn more ]

Dr. Ashley elected to new role at Lurie Children’s Hospital

Mar 10, 2015

Dr. Douglas Ashley has been elected to the Children’s Community Physicians Association Board of Directors of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Ashley is an instructor of Clinical Pediatrics-Community-Based Primary Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of... [ learn more ]

What You Need to Know About Measles

Feb 09, 2015

With the recently confirmed cases of measles in the Chicago area, parents are naturally concerned about their children’s health and well-being. Below are answers to the most common questions that we are receiving. When should my child receive the measles vaccination? The... [ learn more ]

Lurie Children's Hospital debunks common myths about vaccines and measles.

Feb 02, 2015

If you are unsure about whether to vaccinate your child, Lurie's Dr. Rucoba advises that "vaccinations are safe, effective, and they save lives. For their sake, please vaccinate your children."  Click HERE to read the entire article.... [ learn more ]

Dr. Kinsella elected to new role at Lurie Children’s Hospital

Jan 07, 2015

Dr. Randy Kinsella has been elected as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical/Dental Staff of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for a two-year term beginning in 2015. Dr. Kinsella is an instructor of clinical pediatrics at Northwestern... [ learn more ]

New Mother New Baby Lactation Consultations

Aug 19, 2014

Feel comfortable and confident. New Mother New Baby is has teamed up with Lake Forest Pediatrics offering lactation consultations and other services at our Lake Bluff office and Vernon Hills office. Experienced lactation consultants are available to help new moms reach their... [ learn more ]

Voted “Best Pediatrician” in Readers’ Choice

Jul 10, 2014

Lake Forest Pediatric Associates was voted “best pediatrician” in the 2014 Readers’ Choice Top Picks sponsored by the Daily Herald. Adults and teens submitted ballots to identify “top picks” in a wide range... [ learn more ]

Your Own Doctor or a Walk In Clinic?

May 27, 2014

As your child's healthcare providers, you can be sure that we focus on the health of your child and family. Some of our patients have tried the retail-based clinics often found in pharmacies and other retail locations. These clinics pride... [ learn more ]

The Facts About Childhood Vaccines

Feb 05, 2014

Childhood vaccines are very important and Lake Forest Pediatrics follows the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines when it comes to when to give your child the right immunization. Read more about childhood vaccinations in the article below. Many of... [ learn more ]

LIKE us on Facebook

Feb 05, 2014

Watch for our regular medical and fun information on Facebook. From highlighting our great staff to winter activities with children to the latest medical information you care about, we've got it covered. Check in to Facebook often! Click here... [ learn more ]

Patient Portal to Manage Your Healthcare

Nov 20, 2013

Request appointments, send prescription refill requests, ask a question, check your child's medical records, or pay a bill with ease! Call us today to find out how to register for the patient portal. 847-295-1220... [ learn more ]

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children Website

May 04, 2013

New car set reccomonendations featured! Click here to visit the Healthy Children Website Click here to learn about new car seat reccomendations... [ learn more ]

Immunization Policy Statement

Feb 19, 2013

Lake Forest Pediatrics' Vaccine Policy Statement Childhood immunizations have saved the lives of millions of children in the US and around the world. We firmly believe in the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious illness and to save lives. ... [ learn more ]