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Preventive Cardiology Program

The Preventive Cardiology Program is committed to improving the health of children at risk for heart disease. We care for children who have cardiac risk factors for heart and vascular disease which may include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, and a family history of heart attacks and strokes.

Primary Care Pediatrics

When your child comes down with a common illness or requires a routine check-up, you want to make sure they’re in expert hands. Lurie Children’s primary care services offer the right care in the right place at the right time.

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Center of Excellence

Lurie Children’s is one of a handful of institutions in the country – and the first in Illinois – to offer a Pediatric Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Center of Excellence accredited by the PCD Foundation.

Primary Immune Deficiencies (PID)

Rare, genetic disorders that impair the immune system, causing risk of chronic, debilitating infections and cancer.

Proteus Syndrome

A rare, progressive overgrowth syndrome, involving different tissues, such as the nervous system, the skin and tissue below the skin, connective tissue and organs.

Proton Therapy

Proton Therapy is offered through the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center.

Prune Belly Syndrome

Also called Eagle-Barrett syndrome or Obrinsky syndrome, characterized by poor development of abdominal muscles, undescended testicles, and urinary tract problems.

Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

A condition caused by pressure around the brain that mimics a tumor when there is no tumor, thought to be caused by a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.


A chronic skin condition characterized by inflamed, red, raised areas that develop silvery scales.

Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Lurie Children's specializes in care for complex pediatric behavioral and mental health disorders by pediatric psychiatrists and psychologists.

Psychogenic Non-neurological Syndromes

Seizures, fainting, and other movement disorders which may have both organic and psychological causes.


Conditions that cause a loss of connection with reality, with symptoms including delusions, hallucinations, incoherent speech or nonsensical behavior.

Awards & Accolades

Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for the following awards, accolades and achievements.

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