Poj Lysouvakon, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, General Care Nursery

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.

Poj Lysouvakon, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in newborn care, adolescent medicine and preventive medicine. Dr. Lysouvakon is the director of Safe Kids South Chicagoland. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine and medical director of its Well Newborn Nursery. He also practices at the Friend Family Health Center, which serves nearby underserved communities. Dr. Lysouvakon’s primary research interests are newborn health and preventive medicine. 


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • American Academy 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

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1999

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English