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Wheaton Pediatrics Ltd. Opens New Batavia Practice to Meet Needs of Western Suburbs

WHEATON PEDIATRICS LTD. OPENS NEW BATAVIA PRACTICE TO MEET NEEDS OF WESTERN SUBURBS Premiere Medical Home Serves Families in Wheaton, and the Now the Tri-Cities Area Chicago, Ill. - December 2013 - Wheaton Pediatrics, Ltd. will open a second office in Batavia, Ill., in January 2014. Wheaton Pediatrics was founded by Dr. Peter Liber in [...]

By | 2014-01-24T17:00:07+00:00 January 24th, 2014|Press Release|0 Comments

New Location Opening January 2014!!

Wheaton Pediatrics is very excited to announce the opening of our new location in Batavia!! Keep an eye out for the providers you know and trust to begin seeing patients at: 725 W. Fabyan Parkway, Ste B Batavia, IL 60510 Our doctors will also begin rounding at Delnor Hospital soon!  Please call (630) 690-7300 to schedule a sick [...]

By | 2013-11-21T19:42:02+00:00 November 21st, 2013|News|0 Comments

Blue Choice Insurance

IMPORTANT NOTICE  BLUE CHOICE INSURANCE Effective January 1st 2014 Wheaton Pediatrics will no longer be participating with Blue Choice insurance. The prefix for this insurance is XOU. If you have this type of insurance you will receive out of network benefits for dates of service January 1st 2014 and after. Please call our billing department [...]

By | 2013-09-11T18:44:49+00:00 September 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Tobacco and Your Child

An article written by Peter I. Liber, MD Nicotine in tobacco is highly addictive.  Smoking harms every organ of the body.  Cigarette smokers have an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and chronic lung disease.  Cigarette smoke contains many cancer-producing substances including arsenic, acetone, hydrogen cyanide, radon, cadmium. The cancers associated with smoking include: lung, [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 September 1st, 2013|News|0 Comments

Vitamin D: Your Child Probably Needs More

By Ruben J. Rucoba, MD Most parents don’t think much about vitamin D, but it’s something that I bring up at every well visit, because a lot of us don’t get enough of it. The most prominent natural source of vitamin D is the sun, but many people who live in areas like Chicago (i.e., [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 May 14th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Speaker Series – Taking Charge of your Child’s Special Education with Matt Cohen

Do you have a special needs child in school? Have you ever wanted to ask a lawyer how to get the school to provide the education your child deserves?  Now is your chance:  Wheaton Pediatrics is pleased to present Mr. Matt Cohen, a well-known and talented Chicago area attorney who focuses on special education, disability rights [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|News|0 Comments

Don’t Fear the Fever – By Ruben J. Rucoba, MD

Fever phobia is a common problem among parents. While on call, I am frequently phoned by frantic moms and dads who are worried about their children’s fevers. Although Salubrity focuses on prevention, I’d like to present the important facts about fever to try to prevent some parental anxiety. Our temperatures normally vary throughout the day. [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 April 9th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Are parents placing their children at risk for serious illness? – A Blog Item Written by Dr. Peter Liber

Although the data collection may not be perfect, the CDC reported this week that vaccination coverage remains low among US adults. Many adults are still contracting diseases like whooping cough that can then be passed on to small children with severe consequences. Major new recommendations were: 1) to vaccinate pregnant women with tetanus, diphtheria, and [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 January 31st, 2013|News|0 Comments

Lance Armstrong’s Life Lessons for Your Kids – A Blog Item Written by Dr. Ruben Rucoba

By Ruben Rucoba, MD The spectacle that is Lance Armstrong provides a classic teachable moment for your children. If your older children don’t know who Lance Armstong is, then their friends probably do. I see a lot of middle- and high-school students in my office wearing the Livestrong bracelets and T-shirts, so chances are, your [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 January 21st, 2013|News|0 Comments