PROVIDERS

& STAFF

Our staff is fully bilingual and so is our founder and head Pediatrician.

We have high standards and values that are put into practice every single day. We believe great quality health care should be accessible to everyone. Our focus is helping families be as healthy as possible and avoid diseases that can be preventable. By teaching children the significance of taking care of their health as they make great choices we encourage the future of our community. We take pride in providing personalized care to every patient, from 0-18 years old. 

Dr. Alejandro Clavier

Our staff is fully bilingual and so is our founder and head Pediatrician, Dr. Alejandro Clavier, who is a proud father of two. Check out his résumé (curriculum vitae) and you’ll know you are in the right hands.

Specialty

General Pediatrics

Education
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela

After completing residency in 2008, he began his career practicing pediatrics on the southwest side of Chicago. He enjoyed serving an educational role for many new and young parents, especially immigrant families. 

Work Days
  • Monday.
  • Wednesday.
  • Thursday.
  • Friday.
  • Saturday.
Special Interests
  • Child Development & Behavior
  • Mental Health

Dr. Nidhi Kukreja

Dr. K was born in India and at the age of three her family immigrated to a small town on the outskirts of Chicago. In 2017 she joined Vida Pediatrics!  She loves her job because she loves being an advocate when it comes to all things preventable health!  She especially enjoys guiding parents on breastfeeding, potty training, and developmental and behavioral concerns.

Specialty

General Pediatrics.

Dr. K studied Biology and international Studies, and minored in Spanish at St Louis University, and continued on there for medical school.Dr. K returned to Chicago to complete my residency in Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center.

Education
  • St. Louis University.
Work Days
  • Monday.
  • Tuesday.
  • Wednesday.
  • Saturday.
Special Interests
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
Olga Gonzalez, CMA
Loreal Velastegui, MA
Elizabeth Ruiz, MA
Tania Cervantes, PCT
Cecilia Villagomez, Phlebotomist

Olga Gonzalez, CMA

Olga have been working with the pediatric community for more than 13 years.  Her goal is to make sure our patients get exceptional care and feel at home when coming to VIDA.  She loves helping parents in coordinating medical care with the specialty of their need.  Her best reward is seeing a smile in our patients face when they ask for special stickers.

Loreal Velastegui, MA

Loreal is proud to be a pediatric Medical Assistant for 8 years and counting.  She loves working and building a bond with our young patients and their families.  The best part of her job is taking away their fears and seeing our little ones leave with a smile.

Elizabeth Ruiz, MA

As a recent Medical Assistant graduate, Elizabeth is grateful for this new opportunity and adventure with VIDA pediatrics.  The most rewarding part of her job is seeing the kids smile and knowing we made a difference in their health.

Tania Cervantes, PCT

Tania has been working at VIDA pediatrics for 4 years.  Most of her responsibilities are working in the front desk, scheduling appointments and helping our patients.  She loves welcoming our patients to our clinic; she is eager to get to know you, and have you as part of our VIDA family. 

Cecilia Villagomez, Phlebotomist

Newest member of VIDA pediatrics. Most of her responsibilities are working the front desk, scheduling appointments and greeting our patients. She is grateful for this new opportunity at VIDA.  

Thank you for visiting vidapediatrics.com!

As of February 1st, Vida Pediatrics has joined Esperanza Health Centers and is now accepting new patient appointments through Vida Pediatrics at (773) 906-5160 or through Esperanza at (773) 584-6200.

Please note that Vida Pediatrics is still open, giving our patients the same quality experience at the same location with the same providers.

To learn more about our new partnership and all the new services we can offer to you and your family, please click here to be redirected to Esperanza's website.

¡Gracias por visitar a vidapediatrics.com!

A partir del 1 de febrero, Vida Pediatrics ha pasado a formar parte de Esperanza Health Centers. Si desea hacer una cita, puede llamar directamente a Vida Pediatrics al (773) 906-5160 o a Esperanza al 773-584-6200.

Vida Pediatrics no ha cerrado y seguirá proveyendo a sus pacientes la misma experiencia de calidad en la misma ubicación con el mismo personal de siempre.

Para informarse sobre nuestra nueva asociación y los nuevos servicios que podemos ofrecer a Ud. y su familia, por favor haga clic aquí para ser dirigido a la página web de Esperanza.