We have over 1,800 physicians and allied health professionals in 70 pediatric specialties, all ready to treat your one with the highest quality care.
With locations throughout the Chicago area, we are able to offer your family access to top-ranked pediatric care, close to home.
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We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children’s endocrinology conditions. Learn more about the conditions we treat.
A fetus may develop along a path that is not the typical one for a boy or a girl. When sex development follows a less common path, the result is a difference of sex development.
A disorder in which the body’s two adrenal glands have an enzyme-making defect. Without the enzymes, the adrenals can't make the hormones cortisol, aldosterone and androgens.
When the body's timing for sexual maturity is later than usual, a concern may be that puberty does not start or that it stalls after it started.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the most common type of diabetes in children and teens. Type 2 diabetes has also become a health problem for children and teens in recent years.
Diabetic retinopathy is damage to the retina of the eye due to long-term high blood sugars. Learn more.
A condition that occurs when a baby does not gain weight and grow normally; caused by many factors, including disease or poor nutrition.
Fragility fractures are broken bones, or fractures, that happen following a low trauma event. Examples of low trauma events would be falls from a standing height or less. Learn more.
Growth rate is influenced by heredity, gender, environmental factors and nutrition. Sometimes, medical conditions stop a child from growing at a normal rate.
Too much thyroid hormone, pushing the body’s metabolism to unhealthy levels.
When a child's pituitary gland has lost its ability to make one, some or all pituitary hormones. The condition is often permanent, but very treatable.
Hypothyroidism in children occurs when thyroid gland is underactive and fails to make enough thyroid hormone. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment.
In children, the term osteoporosis is used when the density of the bones is significantly below normal (noted on the DXA scan) and they have a fracture history. Learn more.
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