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

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Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD

Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD, is a pediatrician who works with children and adolescents experiencing a wide range of behavioral and developmental issues, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities.

In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Vander Ploeg Booth is an active researcher and educator. She currently works as part of the American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Advocacy Initiative to support children and families affected by an autism spectrum disorder.

Areas of Expertise

  • Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders


University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 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