Things Nicco Taught Me: One Father Reflects on Time With His Son

Nicco and Pete are a dynamic father and son duo who frequently visit Lurie Children’s for appointments and overnight stays. Nicco, 9, has Down syndrome and Hirschsprung’s disease, a condition that affects the large intestine as a result of missing … Read More

Dr. Peter Whitington Retires

After a distinguished career of 45 years as a physician, and 20 years at Lurie Children’s (formerly Children’s Memorial), Peter Whitington, MD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, will be retiring in May 2017. In 1997, Children’s Memorial, recruited Dr. Whitington to … Read More