Dr. Myrna Cortez-Lapera MD

  • Pediatrics Tinley Park, IL

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About

Dr. Myrna Cortez-Lapera, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tinley Park, IL, with another office in Evanston, IL. She has 54 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Cortez-Lapera is affiliated with VA Medical Center of North Chicago. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Myrna Cortez-Lapera has the following 1 specialty.

Pediatrics

A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

Locations & Directions

16500 Prairie Dr
Tinley Park, IL 60477

107 Clyde Ave
Evanston, IL 60202

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