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Alison Escalante, MD

Philosophy of Care

The pediatrician is a partner, resource and sometimes a teacher for parents working to raise happy healthy kids. I foster a partnership with parents and actively seek their thoughts in medical decisions. There are many times in medicine when there are two or three valid options, and I think it is important for parents to understand the options and for us to decide together. However, I am good in a crisis and have no problem taking the driver's seat when a child is very ill.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 109 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Pediatrics
    • Years in Practice: 13


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Pediatrics


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts children


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Developmental, emotional and psychological behavior, Prevention, Healthy weight, Infectious disease, Asthma and Allergy, Complex Medical and Genetic Syndromes/Helping children with special needs, ADHD and Learning, Sports Medicine, Whole child health, Personality and Temperament theory and applications for child rearing


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Foodie, Plays, Indie Music, History and literature, and of course playing with my kids!


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Princeton University
    Graduation Date 05/1999
    Degree B.A.

    School Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Graduation Date 05/2004
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School Duke University School of Medicine
    Title Pediatric Resident

    School University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
    Title Pediatric Resident

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Date 01/2010

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 109 reviews

    Rating Categories

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    108 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    109 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    109 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    107 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    107 ratings


    Comments (11)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.5
    Dec 19, 2019
    I wish that she had more time to talk with patients.  
    5.0
    Dec 03, 2019
    Phenomenal pediatrician. *Dr. Escalante ensured me my son is receiving highest level of care through taking time to listen, and explain everything. She even took time to ask how I'm doing & put me at ease See more  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    this was our first time seeing Dr Escalante and we were so impressed by her. She was friendly and seemed to understand my child's personality from the moment she met him. we had a great See more  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    This was an excellent experience. She really explained things and offered different treatment for my daughter that seems to really help, so therefore I am planning to stay with this provider. Excellent experience.  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    Love her!!!  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    We love her! She is wonderful and funny which my daughter responds to.  
    5.0
    Jun 03, 2019
    Dr. Escalante was amazing! She was so kind and warm, and truly wanted to make sure we were taken care of. She treated my child perfectly, just like a child!  
    5.0
    May 21, 2019
    Dr Escalante was very thorough in all aspects of our visit! She was very informative and patient with any questions we had for her.  
    4.8
    May 14, 2019
    I always have a wonderful experience when we use *Dr. Escalante.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    Dr. Escalante is an excellent physician. she's always cheerful while showing compassion for her patients. my granddaughter would only see her.  
    5.0
    May 09, 2019
    dr. e is always amazing!  
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