Adolescent Medicine

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Care at 5 locations

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Appointments 1.800.543.7362 


Lurie Children’s Division of Adolescent Medicine provides medical and mental health services for children and adolescents up to age 25. We provide a range of services for individuals, including primary care, behavioral health services, and gender and sex development care. We also provide community-based training and education. Our team works closely with the specialists in the Gender and Sex Development Program.

Team Members

Our entire staff is dedicated to comprehensively evaluating and treating adolescents and young adults. The highly-experienced team includes pediatricians, clinical psychologists and a psychiatrist, researchers and support staff. 

Our team also works closely with other Lurie Children’s specialists and divisions in pediatrics including, but not limited to:


Meet the Team  

Our Programs

The Division of Adolescent Medicine has developed specialized programs to treat care for adolescents and young adults in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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Conditions We Treat

Our pediatric specialists treat adolescents for the following conditions: 


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

Types of Care

We want to work with you to determine the best care for you and your family. Below are four of our most common treatments for patients in the program. 

While we believe in providing safe and effective care for our patients, the long-term consequences of some of the treatments are still unknown.


The Division of Adolescent Medicine collaborates closely with the Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention Center on many of its research projects. The research focuses on improving the lives of high-risk adolescent and adult populations.

Division News & Updates

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation recognized Lurie Children's as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” based on our top marks in meeting non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate our commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families.

Growing Up Trans

In Growing Up Trans, a 90-minute special on PBS, FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey into the lives of transgender patients in our Gender and Sex Development Program. Watch now

Award Winning LGBT Care

In 2017, our program earned the Business Leadership Award from Equality Illinois, an organization dedicated to advancing equal treatment and social justice through education, advocacy and protection of the rights of the LGBT community.

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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 or call 312.227.7500.