Peter Joseph Smith, MD, MA

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Peter Joseph Smith, MD, MA

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Peter J. Smith, MD, MA, is board certified in two sub-specialtiesof 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

Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Areas of Expertise

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

Board Certifications

  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Society of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Practicing Since

  • 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • Duke University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Children's Hospital Boston

Fellowship

  • Children's Hospital Boston

Other Grad Education

  • Boston College,MA

News & Research

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  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

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