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Pediatricians in Northern Illinois

Family-focused care in Lake Bluff, Lindenhurst, and Vernon Hills

Health for Kids. Help for Parents.

We’re here when you need us – 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

Choosing a pediatrician for your family is one of the most important decisions you will make in your child’s life. We will be involved with your family at some of your most joyful times as well as some of your most difficult times. We will see you when you’ve just had a baby, when your toddler conquers potty training, when you’ve been up all night with a sick child, and when your teen is preparing for college. We will be a part of your family’s lives.

We are open 365 days a year – with medical professionals on call 24 hours a day – to provide the all-around care that your family deserves. Morning sick call care is available without an appointment.

Lake Forest Pediatrics is conveniently located in Lake Bluff, Lindenhurst, and Vernon Hills, IL. We provide a full range of medical services for all children from newborn to age 22. In addition to sick and well-child care, we also offer lactation counseling, annual sports and school physicals, and ADHD treatment.

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COVID-19 Resource Center


During this challenging time, at Lake Forest Pediatrics, we’re doing everything we can to make sure that you and your child stay safe and informed.

Our COVID-19 Resource Center is an online resource designed for parents to learn more about our response to the COVID-19, changes in our office to keep you, your child and our staff safe, and find information on how to get care and testing. Together, we’ll get through this.

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What’s New at Lake Forest Pediatrics

COVID Booster For 5-11 Year Olds

We’re pleased to announce the approval has been given for COVID boosters for individuals who are 5-11 years of age and after at least 5 months after completion of a primary series with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. We will be carrying the vaccine in all 3 of our office locations.

Formula Shortage

The February recall of baby formula has severely impacted many families across the country. We have been following this closely and would like to share the following Q&A link from healthychildren.org. This may help answer many of your questions.   Update as of 5/18/2022: President Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act which is intended to “to speed production of infant formula and authorized flights to import supply from overseas”.

Farewell to Dr. Begley

We wish to share the news that Dr. Heather Begley will not be returning from maternity leave. Her last day with our practice will be June 18th. Joining Lake Forest Pediatrics in July of 2012, Dr. Begley has provided great care to her patients.

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ACIP Has Approved the COVID Vaccine for Kids under 12 Years

Review our latest news article relating to COVID Vaccine approval and availability for kids 5-11 years old.

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