Pediatrics

Growing EVERY child to be HAPPY & HEALTHY

NorthShore’s pediatric care covers everything from newborn hospital visits to adolescent health, offering comprehensive services including well-child check-ups, immunizations, and acute illness care. With a commitment to optimal physical and mental health, our pediatricians ensure your child reaches developmental milestones and receives necessary care, including hospital services when required.

Pediatrics

NorthShore Health Centers’ pediatricians and pediatrics nurse practitioners are committed to achieving optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults in the communities of Northwest Indiana. NorthShore Health Centers’ Pediatric Department provides care for your children. This encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventative health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute/chronic diseases. Services include hospital visits for your newborn child, well child office visits, immunizations, school and sports physicals, timely same day appointments sick children, office visits for mild injuries and chronic conditions. Our pediatricians focus on the development, care, and treatment of children from birth through adolescence. Our goal is ensuring children are scheduled for their well-child visits at the appropriate ages. At these visits the pediatric staff at NorthShore will make sure your baby is reaching each developmental milestone at the appropriate age. NorthShore provides immunizations for children free of charge for anyone who does not have health insurance coverage for this service. Acute illness is always addressed when your child is sick. Our staff can be reached anytime during our hours of operation to assist parents in deciding if they need to have their child assessed by our physician.

Minor Consent Policy

Minor Consent Policy NorthShore Health Centers’ policy is that a parent/guardian must fill out a consent form giving permission for another adult to accompany their child to the child’s medical, dental or vision appointments. For the protection of your child, we are no longer accepting written permission letters or verbal consent over the phone as acceptable documentation of minor consent. Please print out the Minor Consent Form below and return to any NorthShore Health Centers’ locations or stop by one of our locations for a copy of the form. Once you complete the form, it will be documented in the child’s patient file and referenced for all future appointments.

Pediatrics

Pediatrics NorthShore Health Centers’ pediatricians and pediatrics nurse practitioners are committed to achieving optimal physical, mental and social health and…

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Immunizations

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Special Needs & ADHD

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