Health Blog

Walk-ins have gone virtual!

January 5, 2021

Beginning November 1st, 2020, we are transitioning our weekday walk-ins to a system that uses telehealth (see instructions below).  Please log on to our telehealth system between 8:00 am to 8:30am. Patients will enter into a “virtual waiting room” to wait for a doctor to initiate a visit. Telehealth walk-in visits may be transitioned to […]

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COVID-19 Testing Update

January 5, 2021

We have a limited ability to conduct PCR testing in our office and are scheduling this testing over lunch and in the evening when patients having regular visits are not in the office. The swab is sent to a local lab (usually NorthShore) for testing. At the current time, we are only testing patients with […]

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Happy New Year from NSP!

January 1, 2021

We hope that everyone is doing well and ready for a new year filled with promise! We wanted to share with you the latest updates from NSP. Telehealth walkins. As the COVID pandemic continues, we will continue our virtual walk-in visits which may be converted to an in-person appointment if necessary. Click here for details. […]

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Influenza Vaccine Update, 9/9/2020

September 9, 2020

To our patients: We are having an OVERWHELMING response to our email reminding people to get flu shots. While we’re really excited by this because it means that people are motivated to take proper protection against influenza this fall, it also means that our staff and our phone lines are a little bit jammed up! […]

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Tips for a great telehealth visit

May 2, 2020

We are so excited to be able to provide telehealth appointments for our patients when appropriate.  We are currently using, which has been easy to use and set up.  When you make your appointment for telehealth, we will e-mail or tell you a link to join your physician’s waiting room at the time of […]

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COVID-19 Update – Letter to our patients

April 19, 2020

Dear patient families, We hope you are well during these unusual and difficult times. We want to reassure you that at North Suburban Pediatrics, we are responding to the current pandemic by making changes to ensure the safety of our patients and of our community. We are fortunate that COVID-19 does not commonly affect children […]

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Launching Telehealth Option for NSP Patient Families

March 26, 2020

In these difficult times, everyone at North Suburban Pediatrics (NSP) is focused on maximizing the health and well-being of our patients, their families, and our community. Please continue to visit our website ( on a regular basis and follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram) for the latest information regarding changes at the practice. In […]

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December 21, 2019

It’s December — we’re right in the middle of the cold and flu season.  Colds are probably the leading cause for sick visits in our office during the school year. Here are some answers to common questions I get from parents about colds:  My child keeps getting sick.  Is there something wrong with my child’s […]

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We are Humbled and Honored

October 11, 2019

We are humbled and honored to once again receive an award for our commitment to medical education. This time, our practice was honored as a recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award at this year’s Community Based Medicine Annual Meeting of the Division of General Pediatrics of Lurie Children’s Hospital. A big thank you to […]

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A Commitment to Medical Education

September 12, 2019

Dr. Andy and Dr. Ben were on-hand at the 2019 Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Annual Meeting of the Medical & Dental Staff to accept the Distinguished Pediatric Academic Contributed Service Award for “outstanding and continuous commitment to office-based pediatric medical education” on behalf of all of North Suburban Pediatrics. One of our missions at […]

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