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Clinical Associate of Pediatrics Program Director, Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD

Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD, is a pediatrician who works with children experiencing a wide range of behavioral and developmental issues, including autism and developmental delays.

In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Vander Ploeg Booth is active in medical education.



Comer Children's Hospital

Woodlawn Social Services Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Medical Education

  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


  • Loyola University Medical Center


  • Loyola University Medical Center


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • American Association of Pediatrics
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since2008

Board Certifications

  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English