We found 1 pediatricians who accepts United Healthcare near Elgin, IL.

Edwin Espinosa MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
average rating 4.87 stars (4 ratings)
1124 Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Edwin Espinosa's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. He is especially interested in diabetes, newborn care, and hypertension (high blood pressure). The average patient rating for Dr. Espinosa is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Espinosa is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, Preventive Care, Newborn Care

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What is General Pediatrics?

General Pediatrics is defined simply as the medical care of children and adolescents. It is one of the broadest specialties, delivering care to patients from birth through young adulthood, and encompassing everything from preventive health to the management of acute and chronic illness. Pediatricians care for the physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and social problems that affect children and teens.

A general pediatrician has a wide variety of responsibilities, including:
  • The management and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Discouraging the spread of serious illness in children, through education and vaccination
  • Monitoring patients’ physical and developmental growth
  • Performing routine health screenings
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Guiding parents in all areas of parenting, from offering reassurance to giving advice on everything related to their child, such as feeding, safety, and education

Perhaps more than any other patient group, children are products of the environment in which they live. Because of this, pediatricians don’t just treat kids -- they treat communities and families as well. They often become advocates for children and for children’s rights. General pediatricians are physicians dedicated to the health and well-being of young people.
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