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#1 of 4 Old 10-02-2013, 06:18 PM - Thread Starter
 
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We recently moved to Chicago and I am looking for a pediatrician. Both of my children are on a delayed/selective vax schedule, so it would need to be someone accommodating of that. However, I also don't want someone ANTI-vax either, as we do plan to give select ones in the future.

 

We are in Lakeview but I would be willing to drive for someone really great.

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Congratulations on your move! It looks like your post might have been missed, so I wanted to bump it up for attention. :bump: Anyone have a recommendation to share?


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Algonquin is an hour from you in good traffic, but Children & Teens is great! I seriously cannot sing their praises enough. Not a crunchy place at all, however the doctors do no push vax. Our doctor would lightly suggest we get some done once in a blue moon, but he never became adamant about it. We did selective vax for kindergarten.

Also, I cannot say enough positive things about the doctors! Especially Dr. Megahed! He is phenomenal! He looks to me for very little info (except where need-be) and gets down to my son's level and chats with him. He's super engaging and has a lovely way of communicating with my son. In fact, a lot of them do. One of the older female doctors literally talks in character to my son the entire time. They like their jobs and they're good at it!

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When we lived on the Northside, we used Dr. Minkus with offices in Lincolnwood and Skokie. We lived further north and west than you, so for us, it was like a 15 minute drive. I miss him!


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