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Associate Professor of 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.

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Peter Joseph Smith, MD, MA

Peter J. Smith, MD, MA, is board certified in two sub-specialties of pediatrics, neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDD) and developmental-behavioral pediatrics (DBP). Dr. Smith is also a faculty member of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Smith's is committed to giving his patients the best care possible, and his clinical services include transitional care, residential school care and outpatient clinics. Dr. Smith is a highly respected physician who is a hard-working and passionate advocate for children with complex medical needs, neurodevelopment disabilities, developmental delays and disorders, and behavioral difficulties.

Locations

Comer Children's Hospital

Skokie Pediatric Rehabilitation Care Center

Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Medical Ethics
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Down Syndrome
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Medical Education

  • Duke University School of Medicine

Internship

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Residency

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital (neurodevelopmental disabilities); Boston Children's Hospital (developmental-behavioral pediatrics)

Other Grad Education

  • MA, Boston College (ethics)

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy on Intellectual and Developmental Disorders
  • Society of Developmental Behavioral 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

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 Since1995

Board Certifications

  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Languages Spoken

  • English