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Mercyhealth Physician Referral

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What physicians need to know about Mercyhealth’s pediatric specialists

Our experienced team of pediatric and perinatal specialists treat pediatric patients in an array of specialties including:

We also offer specialized care in Obstetrics; Pediatric Allergies; Pediatric Anesthesiology; Pediatric Child Abuse; Pediatric Developmental Therapy; Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Care (Otolaryngology); Pediatric Occupational Therapy; Pediatric Ophthalmology; Pediatric Pulmonology; Pediatric Radiology; Pediatric Sleep Medicine; Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology; Pediatric Sports Medicine; and Perinatology.

Our team provides internationally-recognized tertiary level care in our state-of-the-art hospital in Rockford, Illinois. Our pediatric specialists are here to treat simple to complex cases with quick access to care. Most providers currently have available appointments within 1-2 weeks at this time.

Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside is conveniently located right off of I-90 with ample free parking. Patients who require an overnight stay will be in our inpatient suites where their pediatric specialists and board certified pediatricians will round on them. Our Rooftop Healing Garden provides color and natural beauty to help with the healing process.

To see pictures and learn more about our state-of-the-art facility, please view our Women’s and Children’s booklet.

For additional information, please contact Christy Kessen at (815) 971-7667.

Patient Testimonials

The McLellan Family
Pediatric Surgery
The Emanecker Family
Pediatric Endocrinology
Nicole Bruce
Pediatric Cardiology
The Enke Family
Pediatric Pulmonology

Learn about our providers

Pediatric Urology











Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatric Sports Medicine

Elizabeth Pickvance, MD
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Pediatric Anesthesiology












Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

Ronald Foran

Ronald Foran, MD, FRCP(c), FACC







Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Care (Otolaryngology)






Pediatric Endocrinology







Pediatric Gastroenterology


















Pediatric Genetics













Pediatric Ophthalmology

Benjamin Mathew

Benjamin Mathew, MD, FRCS(c)







Pediatric Pulmonology

David Shoberg

David Shoberg, MD







Pediatric Radiology

Benjamin David LeMoine, MD







Pediatric Sleep Medicine



Pediatric Surgery

Ai-Xuan Le Holterman, MD