Academic General Pediatrics

Overview

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care at Lurie Children's offers primary care medicine and a broad range of pediatric specialties related to a child's environment and general well-being. We provide top-quality care using a collaborative approach and innovative medical technology. Our experienced, multi-disciplinary team includes board-certified attending physicians as well as specialized experts that focus on developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and nutrition evaluation.

We believe in family-centered care, which means we involve the whole family in a patient's treatment plan. From bringing family members into care plan meetings to providing support and distraction to a patient's sibling, we do our best to help fit our care within your lifestyle. 

Our Services

Our pediatric specialty care focuses on:

Programs

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics offers specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. 

Specialists

Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP, leads our division. Joel E. Frader, MD, is the associate division head. 


Meet the Team


Appointments

If you’d like to request an appointment with one of our specialists, call 1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC®).

 

Education & Training

The faculty physicians provide core teaching in pediatrics for medical students, residents, fellows and others. They regularly participate in resident conferences, fellow workshops and other educational events throughout the institution. Faculty members have received such past awards as two A. Todd Davis Awards and a 2012 award from the Ray E. Helfer Society.

The Academics General Pediatrics division offers a two-year fellowship. Focused fellowship opportunities are also available through other affiliate divisions.

Research

The specialists in our division work on various research projects, including clinical and epidemiologic studies.

Philanthropy

Your support is vital in helping us continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and families. Lurie Children’s relies on philanthropic funding to enhance its programs, services and research for children. To learn more, please e-mail the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation at foundation@luriechildrens.org or call 312.227.7500