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Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD

Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

Program Director, Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD, is a pediatrician who works with children and adolescents experiencing a wide range of behavioral and developmental issues, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities.

In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Vander Ploeg Booth is an active researcher and educator. She currently works as part of the American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Advocacy Initiative to support children and families affected by an autism spectrum disorder.

Practice Location

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

Woodlawn Social Services Center
950 E. 61st Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Medical School

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Loyola University Health System, Maywood, IL


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Association of Pediatrics
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-3095

Office Fax

(773) 702-0208

Office Postal Address

Karin Vander Ploeg Booth, MD
950 E. 61st St., Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Read More About Dr. Vander Ploeg Booth

Dr. Vander Ploeg Booth comments on a bill to ensure that parents of children with disabilities have access to special education classrooms. Read the article, which originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune.

Selected Publications

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