Lori A. Walsh, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Your health and safety is our top priority. Get COVID-19 info, vaccine news and see our limited-visitor policy.

Schedule an appointment

Have you seen this doctor before?

Please check all that apply to the patient:

- or -

Schedule now via phone

Schedule via LiveWell

- or -

Schedule now via phone

Location

Location

Advocate Children's Medical Group

2551 Compass Drive

Suite 100

Glenview, IL 60026

Get directions

Office: 847-729-6445

Fax: 847-729-9707

Meet Lori A. Walsh, MD

About me

  • General Pediatrics
  • 0 to 21 YearsAsthmaChronic Disease ManagementImmunizationsIntegrative MedicineMind Body MedicineNutritional CarePreventative MedicineSchool IssuesSleep IssuesStress Management
  • https://www.advocatehealth.com

Credentials

Education

  • University of Colorado
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern University Medical School

Board certifications

  • Pediatrics

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 123 patient ratings.

Comments

July 8, 2020 11:36 AM

Dr. Walsh is AMAZING. I would recommend her to anyone. She is kind, empathetic and competent. We're always able to get in to see her easily.

July 6, 2020 6:19 AM

Dr. Walsh is a phenomenal pediatrician. She combines traditional medicine with suggestions to try some alternative types of medicine (i.e., tea, natural supp.) too. She is respectful and brilliant.

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

I love Dr. Walsh & feel very comfortable with her. She's always on the cutting edge of research.

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

Dr. Walsh provides thorough, thoughtful and comprehensive care. She is open to all ideas and provides great strategies.

June 20, 2020 2:00 AM

It was my sons first visit after being born. Dr Walsh addresses some questions I had, and informed me of future visits and goals. I was also happy to have lactation counseling which greatly helped my experience feeding at home.

June 20, 2020 2:00 AM

I appreciated safety protocol given the pandemic. front desk staff was very thorough and helpful in booking future appointments. office was clean, and timely with our visit. very happy with our experience so far and are excited to have our son grow with this practice.

February 21, 2020 11:40 AM

Dr. Walsh is great. Sometimes she repeats her speeches from visit to visit but we are very happy with her and love that she spends time in the office with our kids.

February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

Dr. Walsh consistently provides excellent care for my children. She is thorough, knowledgeable, an excellent listener and great problem solver. Her kind, calm demeanor is very helpful.

February 15, 2020 6:26 AM

we love Dr. Walsh!!! We are grateful for her care and concern.

December 27, 2019 11:00 PM

I love Dr. Walsh. I do think the receptionsits & staff could be more friendly. They are curt & dismissive on the phone & in person much of the time.

December 24, 2019 9:01 AM

We have consistently had a wonderful experience with Dr. Walsh. she is knowledgeable, kind, caring and easy to talk to. I appreciate her ability to think "outside the box".

October 24, 2019 7:00 PM

We love Dr. Walsh. She is so thorough, caring, insightful, informative and brings up the right topics at the right time. She really knows kids.

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh did an excellent job listening to my concern and helped to create a clear health plan with my son. I appreciate that she asked us to come in and discuss his options together, she did a wonderful job working with us.

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is amazing. We feel so lucky to have her caring for our children.

July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Always a good experience. Dr. Walsh does not prescribe X's meds - his psychiatrist does.

July 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Lori Walsh is an exceptional pediatrician. she is thorough, thoughtful, most uptodate on current literature and recommendations, and is able to connect as much to me as my children.

June 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is an exceptional pediatrician. She is caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and uptodate on current evidence.

June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is excellent, knowledgeable and friendly. She is our son's preferred doctor and we always try to make appointments with her whenever possible.

June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh was great and her staff is excellent. Dr. walsh took the time to talk to my kids and really understand how they are doing and ensure they are creating the right healthy behaviors as they grow older!

May 31, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Overall this was a great visit. The wait time was a bit long, especially since we arrived early for our appointment. I also did not feel like I was given tips for when to call the doctor if something were to change in my daughters care.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

We absolutely love Dr. Walsh.

February 16, 2019 6:00 PM

Since Advocate took over Glenbrook Pediatrics, the quality of the service/staff has gotten severely worse. We have been ignored, spoken to incredibly rudely by the new staff, had calls not returned by the new nursing staff, and have been unable to make appointments and were forced to go to NW urgent care.( where they did treat .is with respect) . The ONLY reason we have stayed with this office is Dr. Walsh, Dr. X, and ty he few remaining original staff from Glenbrook Pediatics otherwise we would have gone to NW a LONG time ago.

February 9, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is very knowledgeable and professional, she answers all my questions in detail.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Walsh is amazing. she's been X's Doctor since birth. I love the attention to detail she pays at every visit.

January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Walsh is a fantastic, caring, smart, thoughtful pediatrician. She's great interacting with both kids and parents. Dr Walsh has a really good sense of when to wait and when to take action. We highly recommend her.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Walsh is a great doctor and provides quality care, but it took an hour before she even came into the exam room. For a baby's 4 month well visit, that's a long time to keep a 4 month old happy in an exam view just waiting. Then after Dr Walsh was done, it took another 30 min for the nurse to come back with the vaccines. I had to go into the hallway and ask someone if the vaccines were coming. Again, another long stretch of time to try to keep a 4 month old calm.

November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is an amazing provider. We love taking our kids to see (visit) this doctor for check-ups.

October 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Lori Walsh answered all my daughter's questions and provided her with the best information.

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is exceptional. Always uses plain speak and listens carefully. She is tremendous!

August 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is the very best pediatrician my children have ever had. This child is my youngest of 3 that have seen Dr. Walsh. She has such a wonderful way of talking to her patients. She is very thorough and realistic. She has shown more interest in care for my children than any other doctor we have seen.

August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

love Dr. Walsh. she always takes the time to talk about any concerns and really knows my son.

August 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is such a great doctor! The office had to reschedule with me 3 times because of her schedule but I was fine with it because she does a very thorough job.

August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Prior to the appointment, I called the office and talked to a nurse to relay a message to Dr. Walsh. I wanted Dr. Walsh to talk to my child about a hard and difficult topic without my child knowing I contacted her. The nurse relayed the message and Dr. Walsh did a fabulous job raising the topic with my child. It's a great feeling to know that messages are taken seriously and not forgotten. Great job!

July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is always a pleasure to see and we trust her to help us make the best decisions for our children's health!

July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

We love Dr. Walsh. We actually joined the practice because of her. Any time we see her we are reminded why we chose her. She's a great pediatrician.

July 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good

July 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent! She is amazing!

July 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Walsh is amazing. She has been caring for my daughters since birth and she is the best. We are so fortunate to have found her.

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

We are extremely happy with Dr. Walsh and staff.

June 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is an amazing doctor. We look forward to seeing this doctor for our scheduled visits. Great bed side manner & always pays attention to your concerns & gives great advice.

June 9, 2018 7:00 PM

We are very happy with Dr. Walsh and our nurse during this visit is one of our favorite nurses in the practice - she is wonderful. My biggest complaint is that it has gotten rather difficult to get an appointment. so much so that my son's birthday was last October and we didn't come in until May. I prefer not to pull my children out of school for well visits and appointments outside of school hours are very difficult to come by

June 9, 2018 7:00 PM

dr. Walsh is great and our nurse at this visit is one of our favorite nurses in the practice. my biggest complaint is it has gotten very difficult to get an appointment for a well visit that is not during school hours and I prefer not to pull my kids out of school for well visits.

May 27, 2018 7:00 PM

my five year old son had 102 fever, sore throat and was vomiting... wewer escorted to a room by a nurse that never introduced herself to us and we waited for over and hour... during that period of time my son had vomited three times and his fever was climbing ... we ended up being seen by dr Walsh (our pediatrician is dr X) but it took over two hours and it was around 9:00pm by the time we left to try and get an antibiotic for strep that my son tested positive for... it was the first time in ten years that our family had ever had an unpleasant experience here.

April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is outstanding. Beyond medical expertise she is so relatable to the kids. Always confident in her opinions.

March 5, 2018 6:00 PM

She is excellent, appears concerned and interested on my child's health. I feel confident on her expertise & care.

February 6, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Walsh is an outstanding physician and has helped me tremendously. She has many skills which contribute to her ability to provide the best care.

January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Our experience is great and always has been with Glenbrook Pediatrician's.

December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Perfect visit. Unusually, quick waiting time in the waiting room and exam room. I loved that my doctor was able to send the prescription straight to our Walgreens. this way it was ready when we got there to pick it up.

December 22, 2017 6:00 PM

all good

My health enews articles

More for your health

Virtual visits

Seeing a provider from home is easier than ever. Get virtual care 24/7 or schedule a visit with your provider. Get started

Safe Care Promise

Your health and safety is our highest priority. We're taking extra steps to protect you and our team members. See what to expect

LiveWell app & website

Manage health and wellness for yourself and for everyone who counts on you – all in one place. Learn how it works

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY

Learn more about this provider and request an appointment online. Prior to requesting an appointment with any provider you select, confirm with your insurance carrier that this doctor is in your insurance network.

Information listed under the "clinical interests" columns was supplied by the physicians. It is provided to you for informational purposes only, and neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility has independently verified the information. If you wish to confirm the information contained herein, or if you have any other questions about a particular physician, please contact the physician’s office.

Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

Is this your profile? Submit edits/updates.

COVID-19

Vaccine Update

We’re vaccinating anyone in Illinois and Wisconsin who’s 16 and older – whether you’re our patient or not – with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. We’ve paused use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. See why.

#IGOTMINE