Pediatric & Adolescent Health

Pediatric & Adolescent Health

IWS provides full-service primary care to infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 17.

Our pediatric patients can receive:
  • Well-child and sick care from birth through age 17
  • Immunizations
  • School and sports physicals
  • Developmental screenings
  • Expert care for children with special needs
  • Prevention, early detection, and management of chronic diseases
  • Health education and nutrition counseling
  • Care coordination services
  • Referrals to counseling, speech and occupational therapies, and other programs at IWS
  • Referrals to external medical care and social services
Additionally, our adolescent patients receive:
  • Family planning services (comprehensive medical care, education, and counseling)
  • Pregnancy testing at no cost to the patient for those who qualify
  • Education, screening & treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for male and female patients

Dr. Tara Ioffe

Family Practice

Dr. Tara Ioffe is a dedicated and compassionate Board-Certified Family Medicine physician with a strong commitment to providing excellent care to her patients. She obtained her medical degree from Avalon University in Curacao and went on to complete her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Oklahoma. She has worked at the University of Chicago and most recently NorthShore University. She has since returned to Chicago and is thrilled to join the IWS Family Health team in 2023, where she will continue to provide excellent care to her patients.

Throughout her career, Dr. Ioffe has gained experience in diverse medical fields, such as immediate and urgent care medicine while working at NorthShore Immediate Care. She did clinical research at the University of Chicago. Dr. Ioffe strives to foster a secure and inclusive environment for all her patients. She believes in an integrated approach to medicine, dedicating her time to understand each patient’s unique needs.

During her leisure time, Dr. Ioffe indulges in reading a variety of books for pleasure, plays boardgames, and loves to explore Chicago with her spouse and young child.