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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Director, General Care Nursery

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Poj Lysouvakon, MD
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. 

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Newborn & Infant Care
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Education

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
  • Residency: 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
  • 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 Since1999

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English