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Developmental Pediatricians for Children and Adolescents With Autism

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Developmental Pediatric Clinic

Dr. James Wedon

1775 Dempster St.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-2210
Provides screening and evaluation for children with developmental delays. When appropriate, staff provides recommendations for therapies (e.g. speech, occupational, developmental, physical) and family support services.
Ages: 3-18 years.
Private and public insurance accepted.
Possible wait list.

Alexian Brothers Pediatric Specialty Group
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Nancy Keck, MD
Doctors Office Building 1
1555 N. Barrington Road, Suite 415
Hoffman Estates, IL 60194
(847) 490-4222
Cook County
email: pediatrics@alexian.net
Provide a comprehensive medical, developmental, behavioral, and psycho-educational evaluation.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Accepts private and public insurance.
Two-month wait list.

Children's Memorial Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Dana Brazdziunas, MD
2515 N. Clark St., 8th floor
Chicago, IL 60614
(800) KIDSDOC
Serving: Cook and DuPage Counties and Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area
email: kidsdoc@childrensmemorial.org
Provide interdisciplinary evaluations for children with developmental and behavioral problems, including comprehensive medical, behavioral and developmental assessments for autism spectrum disorder.
Ages: birth to 6 years.
Accepts some private and public insurance.
Possible wait list of two to six months.

Second location:
Children's Memorial at Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
(800) KIDSDOC
DuPage County

Highland Park Pediatric Associates
Robert E. Ruderman, MD
1160 Park Ave. West, Suite 3 East
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 432-8422
Lake County
email: info@highlandparkpediatrics.com
Provides routine monthly scheduled visits for infants, annual physical exams for children of all ages, monitor growth physically and developmentally, discuss any chronic health problems and monitor any medications that are prescribed.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Possible wait list.

Maximum Potential Autism Directory for Illinois
Directory for developmental pediatricians in Illinois.

NorthShore University Health System
Center for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Dr. Susan Fielkow
9811 Woods Dr., Suite 800
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 570-2577
Cook County
Developmental pediatrician screen and monitor any neurodevelopmental disability. Work with families and school on an appropriate care plan.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Three month or more wait list.

Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD
Neurodevelopmental pediatrician
4711 Golf Road, Suite 800
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 677-1818
email: drrosenblatt@gmail.com
Rosenblatt has three specialties: neurology, psychiatry and pediatrics. A comprehensive approach that addresses the needs of your child and family will be applied in a supportive and caring setting. Initial assessment consists of two appointments. The first is the parent meeting, the second is the child's assessment. After initial assessment, patient returns back in a week, a month or a year (depending on individual needs).
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Insurance not taken directly, but they will fill out a universal claim form for patient reimbursement.
Cost: $325 (hourly rate).
Two- to three-month wait list, possibly sooner if there are cancellations.

Rush University Medical Center
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Cesar Ochoa, MD
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 710
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-5983
Cook County
Provides interdisciplinary evaluations for children with developmental-behavioral problems, including comprehensive medical diagnostic assessments for autism spectrum disorders. Ochoa provides a report with his findings and recommendations. The recommendations include further medical testing, a treatment plan, and specific recommendations for school services.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private and public insurance accepted.
2-3 month waiting list.

Town and Country Pediatrics
1460 N. Halsted St., Suite 402
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 279-8900
Cook County
email: officecly@townandcountrypeds.com

Other Town and Country Pediatrics locations:
6374 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite 204
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 478-1067
Cook County
email: officelinc@townandcountrypeds.com

2401 Ravine Way, Suite 103
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 998-8806
Cook County
email: officeglen@townandcountrypeds.com

Over 17 board-certified pediatricians on staff, including one certified pediatric nurse practitioner and one child/adolescent  family therapist. Doctors are on staff at the following hospitals: Prentice Women's Hospital at Northwestern Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital and Evanston Hospital. Facility offers consultation and therapy services when you or your child have emotional or behavioral difficulties, parenting coaching and educational material on their website (e.g. vaccination schedule, early intervention, child and family connections, food intolerance, nutrition, etc.). For more information about staff and autism.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Michael Msall, MD, section chief
5758 South Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL  60637
(773) 702-3096
Cook County
Provides screening and evaluation for children with developmental delays. Staff will evaluate your child's strengths and challenges and work with you to develop a care plan for your child's ongoing developmental, behavioral, and learning successes. When appropriate, staff provides recommendations for habilitative therapies (speech, occupational, developmental, physical), tutoring, and family support services.
Ages: 3-5 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Three- to six-month wait list.

If you are interested in adding your organization or would like to make changes to a current listing on our website, please contact Natalie Forburger, LCPC, at (312) 563-2272 or natalie_m_forburger@rush.edu