Benjamin Van Voorhees, Pediatrician, Pediatric Primary Care

Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, MD, MPH

Pediatric Primary Care

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Dr. Benjamin W. Van Voorhees practices in the Department of Pediatrics at UI Health. As a clinician, researcher, administrator, and educator, the focus of the work of Dr. Van Voorhees is to prevent the onset of chronic disease in childhood and adolescence. His interests include adolescent depression, psychotherapy, mental disorders in children, and resiliency formation. He has developed multiple patient focused technology applications and directed more than five randomized clinical trials. He has a lifetime funding history of over $28 million in research funding, as well as more than 75 scientific publications and more than 100 scientific conference presentations. Dr. Van Voorhees is the George R. Honig, MD, Endowed Professor in Pediatrics and a Professor of Medicine. He is Head of the Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief of the Children's Hospital University of Illinois, Project Director for the CHECK Project, and Director of the TIKES Center.

Language : English

Specialties & Services


Outpatient Care Center, Suite 2E

1801 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship: General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Masters in Public Health: Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University