The Doctor

Fox River PediatricsAyezah Mir, M.D., F.A.A.P.,did her pediatric residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, an academic  affiliate of the Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School.She completed her training in 2005.She worked in urgent care pediatrics at Mount Sinai for 2 years and later joined a private practice in Joliet and Bolingbrook.She stayed with the group for 2 years during which time she cofounded a pediatric practice in Bolingbrook.

Her passion for quality pediatric care in an environment where physician parent relationship is of utmost value motivated her to open her own practice. Dr. Mir founded Fox River Pediatrics in 2009. She is board certified in pediatrics, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also a member of the Illinois Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, and holds an Illinois State medical license. Dr. Mir is on staff at one of the most reputable hospitals in the area, Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora and its affiliated Emergency Room and Outpatient facility in Yorkville; she is an active member of the pediatric department at the hospital. Previous hospital affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Silver Cross Hospital and KishHealth system. Dr. Mir is experienced in the private practice setting and is an Illinois Health Connect Provider. She is an active participant of the AAP’s “Bright Smiles from Birth” program.

Dr.Mir does employ nurse practitioners to help cover the office hours when she needs time to manage the business aspect of the practice.Fox River Pediatrics is however unique in this aspect as well,as the doctor supervises all such visits with the nurse practitioner and is actively involved in medical decision making.Dr.Mir takes care of all hospital call and rounds herself and the nurse practitioner helps only with the office coverage.This way there is continuity of care and its the same provider you are seeing for your children whether they come to the office or get admitted in the hospital.

It is always advantageous to know that your child’s pediatrician is also a mother.Dr.Mir has two boys,a teenager and a third grader.As a parent she has gone through the various stages of her own kids’ lives and she can give valuable advice not just as a doctor but also as a parent.

In her free time Dr.Mir likes to go biking with her husband and children and read books.She lives in Naperville with her family.

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