About Us

Learn more about us- Balance Pediatrics- a clinic for children and young adults Pediatric Clinic Balance! Pediatric and Family Weight Management Specialists is a pediatric clinic and a weight management center. We provide pediatric care to children from birth to age 21 years. We provide comprehensive medical care to your child from school physicals, immunizations, […]


Learn more about us- Balance Pediatrics- a clinic for children and young adults

Pediatric Clinic

Balance! Pediatric and Family Weight Management Specialists is a pediatric clinic and a weight management center. We provide pediatric care to children from birth to age 21 years. We provide comprehensive medical care to your child from school physicals, immunizations, sick visits such as fevers, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, asthma attacks, allergies, ADHD evaluation and treatment, etc. Our office staff is courteous and friendly. You will find our clinic to be a warm and inviting environment where your child will feel welcome.

Weight Loss Center

We help overweight and obese children and young adults to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our focus is to prevent adult diseases including diabetes, hypertension and other diseases which are complications of obesity. Our clinic is comprised of Pediatric and Nutrition experts.
Dr Keji Akin is a pediatrician with over 20 years pediatric expertise, and a deep knowledge of individual styles effective in achieving healthy weight. We provide personalized medical, psychological and nutrition services to each child and family in order to reach and sustain their healthy weight goals.

Office Manager

Our office manager is Aneela Sajan. She has a warm and friendly smile to welcome yourself and your child. She has several years of experience in customer service. She is eager to help you find an answer to any questions that may arise.

Below is a list of some health insurance plans we are contracted with

 

 

Blue Choice PPOSM was formerly known as Blue Choice Select.

Humana Preferred PPO

Humana POS-Open Access
Humana Premier, Humana Select and Illinois
Humana Advocate Centered EPO
Humana Choice POS

Aetna Advantage/Advantage Plus PPO

Aetna Managed Choice Open Access PPO

Aetna National Advantage Program (NAP) PPO

Aetna Whole Health Plan

Aetna Signature Authority (ASA or SRC) PPO

BeechStreet / PPO Next

United Healthcare Core — POS and Options — PPO

United HealthCare HDHP Definity/Basics PPO

United HealthCare Medicare Advantage Medicare Solutions PPO

Humana ChoiceCare/National PPO

Health Link/Unicare PPO

Cigna PPO Choice Fund PPO

Cigna Open Access Plus Choice Fund Open Access Plus POS

Coventry HMO/PPO Cofinity PPO

MultiPIan, Inc. PPO PHCS Savility PPO PHCS Savility PPO, 

Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) PPO, 

HFN PPO

Land of Lincoln PPO (In-Network: Adventist Land Of Lincoln, 

Centegra Land of Lincoln Health Plan, Land of Lincoln 360,

Illinois Health Partners Land Of Lincoln, 

Presence Health Land of Lincoln, 

Swedish Covenant Land of Lincoln, 

Chicago Health System/Land of Lincoln,  L

LH Family Health Network Silver 3100, LLH Preferred, LLH Elite)

State/School district

Cigna State of Illinois
Coventry State of Illinois Retiree
Mail Handlers — Coventry National
Coventry Egyptian Area Schools

EPO/POS

Humana National EPO/HMO/POS Open Access
Aetna HMO/POS/EPO
First Health EPO/POS
Humana POS-Open Access
Humana Premier, Humana Select and Illinois
Humana Advocate Centered EPO
Humana Choice POS
United Health Care/Choice Plus/Select Plus POS
United HealthCare Navigate HMO/POS
Complete Plus HMO-POS
HFN EPO
HFN Platinum EPO
Cigna C5

HMO

Blue Cross/Advocate Blue Care Direct
Blue Cross/Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross/HMO Illinois HMO
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO (Basic HMO, Basic Plus HMO-POS and Premier Plus HMO-POS)
Humana Advocate Centered HMO
Humana Premier, Humana Select and Illinois Platinum HMO
SEIU – Local 4 HMO
Union Medical (Local 1546) HMO
United HealthCare / Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Compass HMO
United HealthCare Navigate HMO/POS
Meridian

 

Adventist Health Network

Hinsdale Physicians Healthcare

Aetna (HMO/POS/PPO)   
Beech Street (PPO)   
Coventry/First Health (PPO/Work Comp)  Cigna (EPO/HMO/POS/PPO)
Cigna Local Plus   
Humana (PPO, National HMO, EPO, POS, Open access, 
Choice POS, ChoiceCare PPO)  
HealthLink/Unicare (PPO)   
HFN (PPO)
InterPlan Health Group/Preferred Plan
Multiplan/PHCS/PHCS Savility/Beech Street (PPO)
Smart Health
Site 257
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Precision
Medicare Advantage
Aetna
BCBS MA PPO 
Coventry Advantra
Humana Gold Plus
Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
Humana HMO Premier
Humana HMO Select
Humana IPA HMO
Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) / Dual-Eligible 
Aetna Better Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
 

Site 741
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA HMO
If your health insurance plan is not listed above, call to verify. We may still be able to see you if we are out of network.

Mission Statement

Balance! helps children and adolescents achieve and maintain their optimal weight by developing lifelong healthy habits through weight maintenance and weight loss services. 

Balance! Is a partner of Collaborate for Healthy Weight (C4HW), a program coordinated by the National Initiative for Children Healthcare Quality and supported by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
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