The section of General Academic Pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center is committed to offering comprehensive pediatric care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Our mission is to provide outstanding primary care services while incorporating the most up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. We specialize in using the most current evidence-based medicine to treat illnesses ranging from common childhood conditions such as ear infections and asthma, to the most complex disease processes. Our physicians are dedicated to academic excellence as we educate and train the next generation of pediatricians in primary care. We are devoted to providing the full spectrum of general pediatric health care that your child needs.
Our general pediatric services include: Areas of clinical and research interests include:
Newborn care Newborn care
Lead poisoning Lead screening
Well child care Injury prevention
School physicals and sports physicals Obesity
Immunizations Sports medicine
Behavioral and developmental screening and counseling Child abuse
Nutrition counseling Medical education
Hearing and vision screening
Care of acute illnesses
We regularly supervise pediatric residents in the outpatient clinic, newborn nursery, and inpatient ward. Our physicians are dedicated to academic excellence as we educate and train the next generation of pediatricians in primary care.
Medical Student Teaching
Undergraduate medical education teaching is provided for students rotating through pediatrics as a core rotation or sub-internship on the ward. Students work closely with faculty in the outpatient clinic, newborn nursery, and inpatient ward.
Jerold Stirling, M.D.
Bridget Boyd, M.D.
Ramzan Shahid, M.D
Garry Sigman, M.D. (Adolescent Medicine Specialist)
Lauren Boyd, M.D. (Child Development & Behavior Specialist)
Mary Jones, M.D. (Child Advocacy Specialist)
Nadia Qureshi, M.D.