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Michael W. Boettcher, M.D.

Michael W. Boettcher

Philosophy of Care

To educate both patients and parents about details of their healthcare, allowing them to play an active role in prevention, understanding and treatment of pediatric illnesses, conditions and injuries.



  • Pediatrics
  • Years in Practice: 19

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Patients Seen

Accepts children


  • English

Medical Interests

ADHD, Developmental concerns, Asthma, obesity, international adoption immunizations, and preventive medicine

Personal Interests

Cubs and family-fun activities



School University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Graduation Date 06/1993
Degree M.D.


School University of Chicago Children's Hospital
Title Resident in Pediatrics


  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Awards and Accolades

Name United States Air Force Medal of Commendation
Date 05/1999

Name Major, USAF
Date 01/1999

Research & Clinical Trials


  • Pathobiological Determiannts of Atherosclerosis in
  • Pediatric Encopresis Intervention Study
  • Risk Factors of Early Human Atherogenesis

Health Topics Posts

Different Types of Coughs in Children

Dr. Boettcher

Coughs are a common complaint of parents, particularly when the cough is keeping the parent up. Coughing can be caused by multiple things.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health,Infant Care

Kids Menu Makeover

DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics

Use DMG’s Kids Menu Makeover as a guide for sensible yet tasty alternative foods and a healthier overall lifestyle.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

Pneumonia in Children

Dr. Boettcher

Pneumonia is a reaction in the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or other irritants, which results in the air sacs of the lungs filling with pus or other body fluids.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health,Infant Care


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