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About Dr. Sheela R Raikar

Dr. Sheela R Raikar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. She has 10 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Rush Pediatric Medical Service

1725 W Harrison St Ste 946
Chicago, IL 60612
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Specialties

Dr. Sheela R Raikar has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Pediatric gastroenterologists can treat a variety of diseases and conditions in infants and children related to their liver, pancreas or intestines. If your child has severe or recurrent abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, a pediatric gastroenterologist can help you get to the bottom of it. They can also help identify the many possible causes of failure to thrive in infants.
    Other common conditions they treat include Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, short gut syndrome and hepatitis C, as well as nutritional disorders like celiac disease and lactose intolerance. In order to diagnose and treat your child’s condition, gastroenterologists can perform colonoscopies and other diagnostic testing before deciding on the best treatment plan.

  • 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.

Board Certifications

Dr. Sheela R Raikar is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    10 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2008

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Sheela R Raikar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Rush Pediatric Medical Service, 1725 W Harrison St Ste 946, Chicago, IL
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