Balance Pediatrics

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New Oral Health Program


🌟 Exciting News! 🌟

We are thrilled to introduce Dr. Akin’s new Oral Health Program, designed specifically for parents and their little ones! 🦷✨

Dr. Akin is passionate about promoting the importance of regular dental examinations to ensure your child’s smile stays healthy and bright. Our program provides valuable education on maintaining optimal oral health and the critical role of routine check-ups.

But that’s not all – we are also offering fluoride varnish treatments at our clinic! Fluoride varnish is a quick and effective way to protect your child’s teeth from cavities, and it’s now easier than ever to schedule an appointment.

📅 Book your appointment today and give your child the gift of a healthy smile! Let’s work together to make dental health a priority.

👉 Call us at 630-929-3009 to learn more and schedule your visit.

#OralHealth #HealthySmiles #DrAkin #FluorideVarnish #DentalCare #ParentingTips #HealthyKids


Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing mothers out there! Your strength, love, and dedication are the pillars that hold our society together. Today, we celebrate and honor your ceaseless contributions. May your day be filled with love, joy, and warmth. #MothersDay #Love #Appreciation #Mom


Contact us & Appointment Scheduling Website

Introducing our new, convenient contact us and appointment self-scheduling feature.

Appointment scheduling

Dedicated website for Same-day Telemedicine, In-person, Sick and Well visits 

Prescription refills, Follow up appointments, Referrals, etc.

Swiftly and easily schedule your child’s appointment from home, work, or on the move 

No more phone calls during office hours or complicated portal login 

Book, reschedule, or cancel appointments 24/7 

Plus, Text your doc and other Premium Concierge features (membership required) 

Free up your time and start using our services today 

Thank you for choosing us as your trusted partner in your child’s health- Dr. Akin




We’re Social

Check out our Social media pages and stay up to date with information that may be important to you and your child. Also be informed of our new offerings, local activities and news. Dr. Akin and all the staff at Pediatric and Adolescent Heathy Lifestyle center wish you a safe holiday season. Stay healthy.



FDA Applesauce Recall

The FDA has recalled WanaBana, Weis, and Schnucks Apple Cinnamon Fruit Purée Pouches & Cinnamon Apple Sauce due to elevated lead levels.

 If you think your child has eaten a recalled fruit pouch, let us know! We are here to help! Send us a message via patient portal at of call 630.929.3009 for further assistance.

applesauce recall

Schedule Your Appointment – Any time, Any place!

With our Patient Portal, you can schedule an appointment remotely at anytime of the day! Check which times work best for you; Appointments can be scheduled up to four months in advance so you can plan accordingly. You can access the portal by clicking this link or going to the button at the top-right of our website.
Struggling to get comfortable with the Patient Portal system? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Check out our Patient Portal Resources page for some guides and tips. The interface is made to be convenient for both our patients and our staff so learning how to use the portal allows appointments to go smoother.

School Physicals

School Physical time! Once again, it’s that time of year! Call 630-929-3009 to schedule an appointment for your child’s medical exam for sports, well being and routine shots. Whether you are a current patient of ours, or new in town, call us or sign up with our patient portal. Our forms are available online, so you don’t need to worry about bringing in forms. We accept most insurance plans and have flexible hours. Check out our website Pediatric and Adolescent healthy Lifestyle Center for other services we provide. Stay safe and have a fun summer!

Patient Portal


Do you have our Patient Portal?

Patient Portal

Patient Portal self registration 

Login and register today: 

We made an investment in your patient experience because we want you to have your health information right at your fingertips.  

Here are some of the things you can take advantage of when you have the  
Patient Portal:  

  • Request appointments and medication refills online  
  • Receive appointment reminders on your cell phone and via email 
  • Securely communicate between you and your provider  
  • Decrease in-office wait time by completing forms online  
  • You can also register on our website  and click on Patient Portal tab

New patient texting

New patient texting platform

Coming soon…….. New Platform for better Patient Communication. 

  • Truly faster communication with less effort
    Two-way texting with our office, no more phone tag, voicemails become outdated. 
  • Simplified Video visits- Patients get a text message from us with a link to launch video from their mobile browser or computer
  • Live chat feature with our clinic
  • Send and receive intake forms and surveys with ease- we can text patients a form they can fill out right from their phone
  • Appointment reminders 
  • Look out for a text message from Dr. Akin welcoming you to our new service


Happy New Year 2021

Balance Pediatrics wishes you and your family a Happy and Healthy #2021. Thank you for your continued perseverance with keeping #covid at bay. Thank you for wearing a #mask, washing your hands and standing apart. Thank you for choosing to take the #Covid vaccine when available to you. Thank you for choosing to end the #Covid #Pandemic- one #mask at a time, one #vaccine at a time. Thank you for opting to use #telemedicine when your child was sick, that way we did not expose other patients. Because  of your actions we have had NO #Covid exposures to either staff or patients.  #2021 surely will be a better year for us all! Dr. Akin & staff. Pediatric & Adolescent Healthy Lifestyle Center. 630.929.3009 

2525 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515