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Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

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Megan DeFrates, MD
A general pediatrician, Megan DeFrates, MD, provides comprehensive primary care for infants, children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. She has a particular focus on nutrition and breastfeeding. She also is interested in development and behavior issues in children.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition Education
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pediatric Care
  • Newborn & Infant Care

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

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

UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Flossmoor

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Flossmoor or call UCM Connect at 855-826-3878

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial or call UCM Connect at 855-826-3878

To Refer a Patient

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

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2008

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English
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At The Forefront Live: Kids and Constipation

What can be done for children with tummy aches, fewer than three bowel movements a week, or other signs of constipation? When should children see a doctor? UChicago Medicine experts Hilary Jericho, MD and Megan DeFrates, MD answer these questions and more.

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