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Virtual Visits

We’re here when you need us, in-person and virtually! With virtual visits, you can connect with one of our PediaTrust pediatricians in minutes, no matter where you are!

What is a virtual visit? A virtual visit is a consultation, health check, or sick visit with a PediaTrust pediatrician via video conferencing, secure messaging through our MyChart portal, or over the phone! Virtual care creates more convenience for you, and your child gets the quality care that you know and trust! We offer scheduled visits or On-Demand visits with one of our PediaTrust pediatricians.

What are On-Demand virtual visits? For established PediaTrust patients, we offer On-Demand virtual visits Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. This means if your child wakes up sick before your pediatrician’s office has opened for the day, you can simply log in, request a virtual visit, and connect with a PediaTrust doctor from the comfort of your own home! Check the “On-Demand” section below for practice codes.

If you’re not a current PediaTrust patient and need an On-Demand virtual visit, check out the “New Patients” section below!

What are scheduled virtual visits? Our doctors offer scheduled virtual visits just like a normal appointment! After registering, call the office during normal hours to schedule a time to see your child’s pediatrician from the comfort of home. Check below for practice codes!

How much is a virtual visit?

Ask your insurance company if your plan covers virtual visits. We bill for telemedicine visits (through the Anytime Pediatrics app), telephone consultations, and MyChart secure messaging encounters in accordance with insurance guidelines.

How do I get started?

You can access a virtual visit from a smartphone, tablet, or computer, but the smartphone works best for examining your child. Connect from anywhere!

To register on your computer, click the name of your local PediaTrust office listed below and follow the prompts on your screen.

To register on mobile, download the Anytime Pediatrics app, which is available in the App Store or Google Play. Click the icons below to begin your download, and then follow the steps below!

 

 

Just follow these easy steps:

 

 

Please note: At this time, the Anytime Pediatrics portal does not support the Safari browser. We recommend Google Chrome, but we also support the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera. 

New Patients

Not a PediaTrust patient? Not a problem! As of Friday, April 17th, we’re offering Virtual Visits to ALL patients in our community!

Just click this link to register: New Patient Visits – Practice Code 6300

Non-PediaTrust patient visits are available:

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Please let your PediaTrust Virtual Pediatrician know who your child’s regular pediatrician is so that we can notify them of your child’s visit.

 

Current PediaTrust Patients- find your practice’s code below

 

 On-Demand Visits – PediaTrust Patients

 

On-Demand Visits (available Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.)  – Practice Code 6300

Woodfield Pediatrics On-Demand – Practice Code 9440

 

 Schedule a Virtual Visit

 

Please call the office after registering to schedule your virtual visit!

Ad-Park Pediatric Associates- Practice Code 3021

Elm Street Pediatrics – Practice Code 4040

Fairview Pediatrics – Practice Code 8777

Highland Park Pediatric Associates – Practice Code 8422

Lake Shore Pediatrics – Practice Code 2428

Pediatric Associates of Arlington Heights – Practice Code 5070

Pediatric Associates of Barrington – Practice Code 6780

Pediatric Partners – Practice Code 7100

Premier Pediatrics – Practice Code 9500

Wheaton Pediatrics – Practice Code 7300

Woodfield Pediatrics – Practice Code 9440

Children’s Gastroenterology Specialists – Practice Code 7825

 

After-hours Care Virtual Visits

 

AHC Virtual Visits– Practice Code 6300

To initiate an After-hours virtual visit, simply call one of our AHC locations during their regular hours:

Libertyville: (847) 499-2642 

  • Monday – Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Wheaton: (847) 499-2640

  • Sundays only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

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.