What's new


Sep 17, 2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION Disease in children is generally mild and not unlike the other cold and flu infections you may have helped your children through in the past. Serious complications including the possibility of a post Covid-19 multisystem inflammatory response remain rare. SYMPTOMS-... [ learn more ]

Flu Clinics Open for Appointments

Sep 08, 2020

With Flu Season coming on the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic, it's more important than ever to do what we can to reduce the spread of these respiratory illnesses. Flu (Influenza) Season typically occurs in the Fall and Winter, sometimes... [ learn more ]

Sessions for Expectant Parents

May 20, 2020

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 ]

Visit Your Regular Physician to Catch-up on Vaccinations and Well-Child Visits

Sep 02, 2020

There's no doubt about it - raising kids during the pandemic has been challenging. COVID-19 has interrupted and changed our way of life. From managing your child's healthcare and education to working remote, parents are challenged to get it all... [ learn more ]

Labor Day Office Hours

Aug 25, 2020

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We are here to serve you, with regular office hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, September 7th, our Lake Bluff office will be open from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm for urgent care only. NO walk-in... [ learn more ]

Back to School

Jul 22, 2020

- The AAP has put out guidance stating the importance of having children attend school in-person whenever possible, and we agree with that statement. Being physically present at school is important to a child's academic development, but is also key... [ learn more ]

Fourth of July Holiday Office Hours

Jun 22, 2020

Happy Independence Day! All of us at Lake Forest Pediatric Associates wish you and your family a safe, fun and festive Fourth of July! We are here to serve your family and we offer limited office hours on the holiday weekend.... [ learn more ]

Patient Portal Upgrade Starts May 19th

May 13, 2020

We’re excited to announce a significant upgrade to our Patient Portal! In addition to the key features you’ve come to expect, the new portal will offer additional benefits. The new portal will enable enhanced engagement opportunities between families and Lake Forest... [ learn more ]

Well Visits are Now Open for All Ages

Apr 21, 2020

We're proud to be caring for your family! Lake Forest Pediatric Associates is happy to announce that our Lindenhurst and Lake Bluff offices are now open for Well Visits for All Ages. Call 847-295-1220 for an appointment. AAP Recommends Well Child... [ learn more ]

Virtual Prenatal Visits Available Now

Apr 07, 2020

Lake Forest Pediatric Associates is proud to announce our NEW Virtual Prenatal Visits for expectant parents! Are you expecting a baby and wondering about your child's care? We're here for you! In addition to offering Virtual Telemedicine appointments for many childhood... [ learn more ]

Lake Forest Pediatrics Providing Safe & Effective Care

Apr 06, 2020

The safety of our patients, their parents and our staff is our primary concern at Lake Forest Pediatric Associates. In this new era, we have undertaken numerous measures to continue to provide safe and effective care to your children. All of... [ learn more ]

Modified Office Schedule and Processes - Updated

Mar 30, 2020

The health, safety, and well-being of our patients and staff are our highest priority. With the growing concern about Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are taking necessary steps to help prevent the spread to our office. To better protect your health and in... [ learn more ]

We Now Offer Telemedicine Visits

Mar 30, 2020

Lake Forest Pediatrics is pleased to announce that we will now be offering telemedicine visits! We can provide telemedicine services for your child for issues such as rash, conjunctivitis (pinkeye), allergies, styes, ear pain, vomiting/diarrhea, lacerations (to figure out if your... [ learn more ]

Dr. Bauer Assisting at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Mar 23, 2020

As many of you may know, Dr. Michael Bauer has been working part-time in an administrative role with Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Starting on March 23, 2020, Dr. Bauer will be taking a leave of absence from Lake Forest Pediatrics. On... [ learn more ]

Replace Nebulizers with Inhaler and Spacer

Mar 22, 2020

Nebulizers have been shown to aerosolize respiratory droplets and COVID-19, so it is recommended to use a metered dose inhaler with a spacer instead. This method is safe and effective to use in all ages, even infants. If you only have... [ learn more ]

Doctor Visits Allowed by Illinois Shelter-in-Place Order

Mar 20, 2020

Doctor visits ARE allowed by Illinois' Shelter-in-Place Order. Just as the Order allows for visits to the grocery store, pharmacy, gas station, and other essential services, you are allowed to visit your doctor's office. Our offices are open to serve... [ learn more ]

Morning Walk-In Visits Cancelled

Mar 17, 2020

It is after careful thought and deliberation that we must temporarily cancel our morning walk-in visits. This was an incredibly difficult decision to reach after having successfully provided this service for over 40 years. We do so, however, to protect... [ learn more ]

Coronavirus and Helpful Resources and Update

Mar 11, 2020

Update 3-11-2020 We’ve been hearing from lots of families about their coronavirus concerns and we are here to help. If BOTH of the following statements apply to your child, please call the office at 847-295-1220 for direction about COVID-19 testing and... [ learn more ]

What to do at the ER

Oct 11, 2019

Parents do have choices. We hope you’re never in this position, but if you ever have to go to the ER, please speak up. Make sure to ask the ER physicians to call your primary care physician (or your PCP’s... [ learn more ]

50th Anniversary Celebration

Sep 05, 2019

Join Us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration! Join us for an afternoon of fun and games at our 50th Anniversary Open House! Our patient appreciation day is on Saturday, September 28 from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm at our Lindenhurst Office. Bring... [ learn more ]

Nicolette Larsen, RN Saves a Life

Apr 30, 2019

It's not every day that you save a life! Lake Forest Pediatric Associates Nurse Nicolette Larsen recently did just that! She was out to dinner at a local restaurant and she saved the life of a woman who was choking... [ learn more ]

Navigating Road Construction Season

Apr 09, 2019

It looks like the old adage remains true…In Chicago, there’s the winter season and then there’s road construction season. Road construction projects are in full swing here in Lake County. Road resurfacing, realignment and reconstruction projects can really add to your... [ learn more ]

Celebrating 50 Years of Serving the Community!

Mar 28, 2019

Lake Forest Pediatric Associates is celebrating 50 years of serving the community! Although we've seen a lot of change over the years, the health and wellness of our pediatric patients and their families continue to be the focus of our pediatric... [ learn more ]

Secret Santa Luncheon

Dec 11, 2018

The Support Staff recently celebrated their annual Christmas Secret Santa Luncheon. Everyone enjoyed a festive celebration at the Lake Bluff office, with a delicious luncheon followed by sweet treats for all and the exchange of Secret Santa gifts! The Christmas... [ learn more ]

Lake Forest Pediatrics is In-Network with UnitedHealthcare Insurance for 2019

Nov 02, 2018

It's that time of year! No not THAT time of year - it's time for Open Enrollment. When you are deciding on your family's health insurance plan for 2019, think of Lake Forest Pediatric Associates. For the coming year of 2019,... [ learn more ]

Northbound Route 45 Closure

Oct 17, 2018

Metra announced that it will replace the collapsed retaining wall on the Route 45 bridge near Libertyville starting today. Northbound Route 45 will be closed between Peterson Road and Route 137 for about a month. Read more here. The closure... [ learn more ]

Dr. Jeff Roleck Finishes 2018 Chicago Marathon!

Oct 08, 2018

Congratulations to Lake Forest Pediatric Associates’ pediatrician Dr. Jeff Roleck, who finished the 41st Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 7th! Wet paving and the occasional sprinkles didn’t dampen Dr. Roleck’s enthusiasm for the popular athletic event! Starting and finishing in Grant... [ learn more ]

New Phone System Installation on Tuesday, August 28th

Aug 27, 2018

Our new phone system will be installed on Tuesday, August 28th! We're excited that the new phone system will provide our pediatric practice with advanced technology, improved reliability, and innovative communications features. We have been assured that our internet and phone... [ learn more ]

School Supply Drive for Round Lake was a Success

Sep 15, 2017

Lake Forest Pediatric Associates held a successful School Supply Drive for local Round Lake area children affected by the flooding in August. Families with children at Beach Elementary, Ellis Elementary, and Murphy Elementary were especially impacted by area flooding. Thank you... [ learn more ]

Vaccine Policy

Dec 01, 2015

The physicians and staff of Lake Forest Pediatric Associates, Ltd (LFPA) care about your child's health. Protecting your child from vaccine preventable illness is one of the most important things we can do to ensure your child lives a long... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]