Pediatric subspecialties: Enhanced by CCHA

Edward-Elmhurst Health has over 100 pediatric subspecialists on staff, giving families access to specialized pediatric care close to home. Each clinical expert is knowledgeable and experienced in using the latest treatment approaches for their specialty area — in a calming, child-friendly environment.

This safe and seamless experience stretches from our neighborhood pediatric practices to the most complex, lifesaving specialties. Parents can gain confidence in an expert, multidisciplinary care team that is frequently communicating and collaborating across sites of care. 

Edward-Elmhurst Health is pleased to announce that we have joined the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA). Learn more about CCHA below.

Pediatric subspecialty areas

Edward-Elmhurst offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty areas:

Pediatric Subspecialty Clinics

Located at both Edward and Elmhurst hospitals, our Pediatric Specialty Clinics provide parents with convenient access to doctors who focus specifically on the treatment of children. Services include cancer, orthopedics, surgery and more. Pediatric subspecialists are available in a wide array of fields, ranging from anesthesiology and pulmonology to cardiology, gastroenterology, plastic surgery and pharmacy. Call 630-527-5437 for a referral. 

View a directory of pediatric subspecialists at Edward-Elmhurst Health

View the schedule of pediatric subspecialists available at Edward-Elmhurst Health

Access to expert pediatric subspecialists

To complement the scope of pediatric services we offer at Edward-Elmhurst, we partner with pediatric subspecialists from the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance, other Chicago-area academic sites, as well as many local pediatric subspecialists who are experts in their fields.

Both our university partner physicians and Edward-Elmhurst physicians offer services locally at our Pediatric Subspecialty Clinics and may provide 24/7 on-call consultative services so there’s no need to travel for your child’s care.

Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA)

Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance is an alliance between Advocate Children’s Hospital, NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health, and University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. CCHA represents one of Illinois’ largest and most integrated networks of pediatric primary and specialty care—and the eighth largest in the nation. 

This alliance gives families living in the western suburbs expanded access to an integrated and comprehensive system of pediatric experts—from primary care to a full range of pediatric subspecialty care—at convenient locations, close to home.

Families benefit from:

  • An expanded network of care to 1.8 million children in the Chicago area
  • Multiple hospital campuses with 800+ pediatric inpatient beds, 110+ locations to access care, and 1,100+ pediatric physicians in primary care, subspecialty care and maternal fetal medicine.
  • 8 level III NICUs, 4 pediatric ICUs, 4 pediatric EDs, 1 cardiac ICU
  • Pediatric transport to CCHA-affiliated hospital campuses for subspecialty care
  • Adolescent programming through Linden Oaks Behavioral Health   

Note: Providers needing to make a referral, learn more.

Need help navigating your child’s care?

Edward-Elmhurst Health’s pediatric nurse navigators can assist families seeking pediatric subspecialty care for their children. Our pediatric nurse navigators are also a resource for coordinating all aspects of your child’s care. For assistance, please call our nurse navigators at 630-527-KIDS (5437)

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