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Dr. Cheryl Donovan-Hunt to join APPWe are very excited to announce that Dr. Cheryl Donovan-Hunt will be joining Associated Pediatric Partners in October.
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Care PhilosophyOur practice prides itself on providing state of the art healthcare with old fashioned personal attention. Our doctors are always available for you as we answer our own phone calls and questions personally. We stress preventative medicine and dedicate our efforts towards detecting and treating illness at its earliest presentation. We are dedicated to fully educating you about your health needs, and strive to be your partner in health.
Meet Our Board Certified Physicians
Dr. M. Belinda Radis MD
Dr. Radis, one of the Practice's managing physicians, is a Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist and did her training in both medical specialties at Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Radis was born in South Africa and graduated in 1984 from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School. She started her training in the US in 1987. Her basic philosophy is to provide excellent, thorough and compassionate medical care to all her patients. Her areas of interest are in Newborn care, Behavioral Pediatrics including ADHD, Allergies and Asthma, Gastrointestinal problems, and Nutrition. Dr Radis believes that the greatest joy in being a Pediatrician is the relationship she forms with her patients and families and the opportunity to make a difference in someone's life. Dr Radis is married and has two daughters.
Dr. Dov Shapiro MD
Dr Shapiro is one of the managing physicians at Associated Pediatric Partners. He attended medical school at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and did his
pediatrics residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. He prides himself on providing top notch care in a warm, friendly, and compassionate manner. His areas of interest are preventative health care, allergies and asthma, ADHD, behavioral and school issues, and child development. He sees children from newborn through college age and is equally comfortable in caring for newborns, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Shapiro is married and lives in West Rogers Park with his wife and 5 children.
Dr. Asha Varghese MD
Dr Varghese did her Pediatric Residency Training at University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago) after completion of a year of research at Childrens Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Dr Varghese was born in India and did her Medical School training at the University of Kerala Medical College in Trivandrum. She moved to the US in 1998 and after completion of her Pediatric Residency training worked for a year at the University of Illinois Medical Center in the ER and Ambulatory Care Center. She enjoys teaching and feels that every visit is an opportunity to discuss the situation with the parents and help them understand the theory of disease and treatment. She really treasures the partnership that is formed between the parents and herself which in turn helps in the well being of the children we serve. Her special interests are Infectious Diseases, Asthma and Allergy and Childhood development. She lives in the Western suburbs with her husband, two boys and daughter.
Dr. Cheryl Donovan-Hunt MD (Starting October 27)
Dr. Donovan-Hunt was raised in the Boston suburbs and completed her undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University. She earned her Masters degree
while researching at the Ireland Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She went on to earn her Medical Degree at Medical College of Ohio and did her pediatric residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Dr. Donovan-Hunt has experience as both a pediatric hospitalist for Children's Memorial Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She has been in general pediatric care since 2000 in the northern Chicago suburbs. Special areas of interests are sports medicine, asthma and allergies, newborn care, genetics and international health. She is a dedicated pediatrician and educator, active in teaching residents, medical students and nurses. She resides in Lake Bluff with her husband and three children.
Dr. Angela Zarate MD
Dr. Zarate was born and raised in Chicago and completed her undergraduate training at Loyola University of Chicago. She attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin
and did her residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ where she also served as chief resident. Dr. Zarate spent 2 years at Childrens Memorial working in their Critical Care Department. Dr. Zarate is an experienced physician with a warm and compassionate bedside manner and excellent medical knowledge. She currently lives in the northern suburbs with her husband and 2 young children.
SpecialtiesGeneral Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Asthma and Allergies, ADHD
Insurance & Hospital AffiliationsWe accept all major PPO's and all NorthShore HMO plans.