About Dr. Peter A Lechman MD

Dr. Peter A Lechman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Glenview, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Lechman is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Dr. Lechman has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

38 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter A Lechman is Great. Dr. Peter A Lechman has been rated by 38 patients. From those 38 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Peter A Lechman is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Peter A Lechman has 2 locations

get directions NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL GROUP GLENVIEW OUTPATIENT CARE CENTER
2701 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, IL 60026
get directions NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL GROUP SONO AND LINCOLN PARK
1460 N Halsted St Ste 502
Chicago, IL 60642

Specialties

Dr. Peter A Lechman has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Peter A Lechman has the following 7 expertise

  • Uveitis
  • Vaccination
  • Newborn Medicine (Neonatology)
  • Physical
  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Check-up
  • Immunization

Board Certifications

Dr. Peter A Lechman is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Horrible

I brought my child to see Dr. Lechman various times. As time went on I realized he was snobby and negligent in his advise. I eventually found a new doctor. However, I'm writing today because I have recently become aware that he is known to make sexist, disgusting, misogynistic comments about the mothers of the children he treats (like I actually saw him say it in print, for example). I'm just shocked and appalled. To think new moms are bring their babies to a person like this makes me feel sick. In case anyone else wants to avoid a person like this...

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I can't say enough about Dr. Peter Lechman. He puts me completely at ease and is extremely professional, caring, compassionate and has a great sense of humor! We've been with him since my son was born 2.5 years ago and have been so happy with him and the entire practice. I've referred family to this practice and they are extremely happy also. Being a new parent can be stressful and intimidating, but Dr. Lechman is so understanding and helpful. He's the best!

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Five Stars

I went to another pediatrician before finally being referred to Dr. Lechman by my OB/GYN. Being a new mom, I was not really sure what I should expect from a pediatrician. I had no real "problems" with my old one but in comparison, Dr. Lechman was fabulous! He was very thorough in the check up and with explaining everything to me. He also advised me on things that I was not aware of and that my other pediatrician did not tell me about in caring for my son. Dr. Lechman not only had great bedside manner with me as the parent, but he was genuinely having a good time making my 3 month old laugh while evaluating him. I never felt rushed with him and he answered every question that I had with him before leaving the room. I'm so happy to have found him! Dr. Lechman is about a 35 min drive from my home in no traffic so it is by no means convenient to see him but it is so worth the drive for me to take my son to him. Thanks Dr. Lechman!

Doctor's Response

Thank you for your kind words and recommendation! I pride myself on my gentle care with my patients and am happy to hear that I have been successful. I understand that you could have easily chosen another pediatrician and am fortunate that you chose me. Thank you again.

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Five Stars

He has been my son's pediatrician for several years and Dr. Lechman has been wonderful. We will sadly leave his practice as my son has recently turned 18. Thank you for your professionalism and good humor through the years!

Doctor's Response

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, it is sad for us as well, when children turn 18 and leave our patient practice, but we wish them well in their future as an adult and know we played a part in their good health! Thank you again.

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Five Stars

I switched from my old doctor to Dr. Lechman after getting him for a single sick-child visit and have been with him every since (8 years). He is extremely knowledgeable, reassuring, and calm with a strong dose of common sense. I trust him implicitly with my children's medical needs and leave his office everytime reassured that they are getting the best possible care.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014, 2008, 2016, 2017, 2010, 2018, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2015, 2017, 2011, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lechman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Advocate Health Care (Advocate Children's Hospital/Park Ridge)

    Residency

  • Dr. Peter A Lechman Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL HMO Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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