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Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine

The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine provides medical and mental health services for children and adolescents up to age 25, including primary care, behavioral health, and gender development care.

Adolescent Behavioral Health Program

The behavioral health services in the Division of Adolescent Medicine aim to provide psychological assessment, psychotherapy and psychiatric care in select subspecialty services and programs.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

When children with congenital heart disease become adults, they need to see adult congenital heart disease specialists. Lurie Children’s has an ACHD program.

Advanced General Pediatrics & Primary Care

Lurie Children's Division of Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care offers primary care medicine and a broad range of pediatric specialties related to a child's environment and general well-being.

Aerodigestive Program

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists in Lurie Children’s Aerodigestive Program treat diseases of the respiratory and upper digestive tract, including the lips, mouth, tongue, nose, throat, vocal cords, esophagus and windpipe.

Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

The corpus callosum — a collection of many millions of nerve fibers in the middle of the brain — is the largest connection between the two sides of the brain, or hemispheres. Agenesis (absence) of the corpus callosum is a condition in which this structure is either partially or completely missing. Read more.

Allergic Rhinitis

An inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose, often due to an allergy to pollen, dust or other airborne substances.

Allergic Rhinitis Program

Our experts provide thorough evaluation and comprehensive testing for allergic rhinitis, including education on avoiding common allergens and extensive treatment options.


An acquired, abnormal immune response to a substance and can cause a broad range of inflammatory reactions.

Allergy & Immunology

The Division of Allergy and Immunology treats more children for allergies and asthma than any other hospital in Illinois, with allergist/immunologists who are leaders in their field.

Alopecia Areata

Condition characterized by loss of hair, usually in a localized patch or multiple patches, due to immune attack on the hair follicles.

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia is when your child’s brain is not fully learning how to use one or both of the eyes. Learn more.