Janis Mendelsohn, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

As a general pediatrician, Janis Mendelsohn, MD, provides comprehensive primary care for infants, children and adolescents. Her goal is to communicate with the patient while ensuring that parents understand the health needs of their children.

A leader in the field of pediatrics, Dr. Mendelsohn has been named one of the "Top Doctors in Chicago" by Chicago magazine.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago


Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago (genetics)


American Academy of Pediatrics
Chicago Pediatric Society

Language Spoken




Office Phone

(773) 702-6169

Office Fax

(773) 834-7310

Office Postal Address

Janis Mendelsohn, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1057
Chicago, IL 60637

Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Mendelsohn's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.