About Town & Country Pediatrics

Dr. Howard Rice founded Town & Country Pediatrics as a solo practice on Chicago’s North Side in 1972. In 2016, the practice became a part of Lurie Children’s Primary Care, allowing it to offer more families quality care and access to specialists.

When you choose Town & Country Pediatrics you get convenience, confidence, and connection:


  • We are here for you
  • Appointments 7 days a week for all types of visits
  • Family friendly hours extending from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Three locations in the city and suburbs
  • Online scheduling


  • We provide compassionate expertise
  • Over 45 years of service and innovation
  • 500+ combined years of pediatric expertise
  • 24/7 nurse triage line and physicians on-call
  • Exceptional service – in the top 5% nationally


  • We are Lurie Children’s
  • Ready access to multiple sub-specialists
  • Seamless electronic medical record
  • Integrated behavioral health
  • Personalized, family-centered care at a premier children’s medical center

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