Dr. Samir Wassef, MD

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Neonatal Medicine | Male

Metropedix SC 2222 W Division St Ste 330 Chicago, IL 60622 Get Directions
Dr. Samir Wassef, MD
Love Newborns!!!! First two years especially. The most emotionally difficult part is vaccinations. But! NO BRAINER! If you don't want your child vaccinated, please don't join my Practice. There is continued research on painless vaccines (unfortunately -- not in USA) still pending. My Non-Office speciality is Newborn Intensive Care. Premature Neonates, Lung Disease, Ventilators, Cool Procedures & other fun stuff in a Hospital Based setting. In the Office, we generally see Airway, gastro-intestinal, febrile, bone and a variety of other disorders. Routine Physicals for Schools, Health Maintenance visits........ ALL my patients have my Cell Phone #.......They can text me 24/7.....I can request images, ask follow up questions, request they go to ER, follow up in the Office next day......From any perspective, we solve most issues. Academically and administratively! I currently Chair a Pediatric Department and Direct a Neonatology Unit. I stay current on my reading including SPONGE BOB

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NEONATAL & PEDIATRIC ASSOC2222 W Division St Ste 330
Chicago, IL 60622
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Dr. Wassef's Performance
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    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Wassef has been my pediatrician since 2000 with the birth of my 1st son. Had complications with the 2nd son and he came asap to make sure my baby was fine. Now with my 3rd son there was no doubt in my mind he would be my doctor. My boys have his cell# and truly feel they could call him for anything. He's got a new doctor in his office Dr. Jimmy Parikh who is wonderful too! His receptionist Barbara is great too.. I absolutely love these people!! I couldn't have asked for better.
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      Dr. Wassef says...

      • Love Newborns!!!!
      • First two years especially. The most emotionally difficult part is vaccinations. But! NO BRAINER! If you don't want your child vaccinated, please don't join my Practice. There is continued research on painless vaccines (unfortunately -- not in USA) still pending.
      • My Non-Office speciality is Newborn Intensive Care. Premature Neonates, Lung Disease, Ventilators, Cool Procedures & other fun stuff in a Hospital Based setting.
      • In the Office, we generally see Airway, gastro-intestinal, febrile, bone and a variety of other disorders. Routine Physicals for Schools, Health Maintenance visits........
      • ALL my patients have my Cell Phone #.......They can text me 24/7.....I can request images, ask follow up questions, request they go to ER, follow up in the Office next day......From any perspective, we solve most issues.
      • Academically and administratively! I currently Chair a Pediatric Department and Direct a Neonatology Unit. I stay current on my reading including SPONGE BOB

      Dr. Wassef's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Neonatal Medicine
      •  Board certified in Neonatology and Pediatrics
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Neonatology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
      • Airway Disorders
      • Airway Obstruction
      • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
      • Neonatal (Newborn) Infection
      • Newborn Breathing Diseases
      • Pediatric Diseases
      • Premature Birth
      • Upper Airway Obstruction

      Education

      • Medical School
        Cairo University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Children's Hospital Of Wisconsin

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Wocamp/Henry Ford Hosp

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Chicago

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Cairo University Faculty Of Sciences

        Graduated in 1977

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Arabic, Egyptian
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Neonatal Medicine
      • Pediatrics

      Procedures Performed

      • Chest Tube Insertion
      • Endotracheal Intubation
      • Immunization
      • Infant Care
      • Intubation
      • Neonatal Care
      • Neonatal Resuscitation
      • Premature Infant Care
      • Umbilical Arterial Catheter
      • Umbilical Venous Catheter
      • Vaccination
      • Ventilator Management
      • Well Baby Care