Telemedicine Services

We’re here when you need us, and in our newest effort to provide you with the greatest pediatric care, we are excited to announce that we are now offering virtual visits powered by Anytime Pediatrics! With our Telemedicine service, you can now see our doctors from anywhere. Don’t worry about packing up the kids, driving, waiting in traffic, and parking at the office. You can now visit a pediatrician with the click of a button!

What is a virtual visit? A virtual visit is a consultation, health check, or sick visit with a PediaTrust pediatrician via video conferencing. It is powered by the Anytime Pediatrics app, which is available in the App Store or Google Play. Click the icons below to get started!

 

 

Ask your doctor about using virtual visits for conditions such as:

  • Rash
  • Pinkeye without fever
  • Colds & other minor illnesses
  • Allergies
  • Constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting
  • Minor trauma screening (lacerations, abrasions, animal bites)

 

For Children’s Gastroenterology Specialists patients, Telemedicine is available for returning patients only. Please contact our office to find out if virtual visits are appropriate for your child’s case.

For Children’s Gastroenterology Specialists patients, please ask Dr. Nelson about using virtual visits for conditions such as:

  • GERD
  • Constipation
  • IBS
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea

and MORE!

 

You can access a virtual visit from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Connect from anywhere!

Just follow these easy steps:

Word Press Pedia- Telemed Rack Card

 

Virtual care creates more convenience for you, and your child gets the quality care that you know and trust.

Parent Tips for Successful Telemedicine Visit

 

PediaTrust’s On-Demand Pediatrician
Dr. Ruben Rucoba has been practicing pediatrics since 1992 and has been at Wheaton Pediatrics since 1999. A native of the south suburbs of Chicago, Dr. Rucoba attended Loyola University of Chicago, where he earned his degree B.A. with honors in English. He received his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed his residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, now Lurie Children’s Hospital. Prior to working at Wheaton Pediatrics, Dr. Rucoba worked at a community health center in Chicago and at Children’s Memorial Hospital (Lurie Children’s Hospital), where he was a faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics, teaching medical students and residents. He is still an Instructor in Pediatrics in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. In December 2016, Dr. Rucoba became the Medical Director of Wheaton Pediatrics. He will continue to see his patients with special healthcare needs for well care, while tending to the Practices administrative needs. Dr. Rucoba is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Rucoba is also a medical writer who has written for the AAP, continuing medical education companies, and various health websites. He lives in Wheaton with his wife and four children (including twins) and enjoys reading, golf, biking and playing chess. Dr. Rucoba offers telemedicine visits Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 9:00 am.

 

Participating Practices:

On-Demand Visits – Practice Code 6300

Pediatric Partners – Practice Code 7100

Children’s Gastroenterology Specialists – Practice Code 7825

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