Pediatrics

Our team of pediatricians is committed to providing honest, compassionate care for infants, children and teens.

With pediatric providers available in Channahon, Coal City, Marseilles, Morris and Ottawa, the Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ team of pediatricians is committed to providing the best possible pediatric care for patients and their families.

Our pediatricians strive to provide honest, compassionate care for infants, children and teens. They oversee the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients in order to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases and other issues. Their range of care includes:

PEDIATRIC LOCATIONS:

Pediatric providers are available at the following locations:

CHANNAHON

Minooka Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital – Ridge Road Campus
Located on the 2nd floor of the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus
27240 W. Saxony Dr.
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815.467.1518
Provider: Dr. Lawton Moy; Dr. Faiz Rahman; Sherri Davis, P.A.C.

MARSEILLES

Marseilles Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital
580 Sycamore Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
Phone: 815.795.2122
Provider: Dr. Darakhshan Anjum; Dr. Ian Best

MINOOKA

Minooka Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital – Ridge Road Campus
Located on the 2nd floor of the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus
27240 W. Saxony Dr.
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815.467.1518
Provider: Dr. Lawton Moy; Dr. Faiz Rahman; Sherri Davis, P.A.C.

OTTAWA

Morris Hospital Ottawa Campus
1306 Gemini Circle, Suite 1
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815.433.9200
Providers: Dr. Melissa Hill

PEDIATRIC PROVIDERS:

Please take a moment to meet our team and find the pediatric provider who is best for your family.

DARAKHSHAN ANJUM, M.D., PEDIATRICS

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Darakhshan Anjum cares for patients ages newborn through 17. Her focus is preventive medicine and management of health in infants, children and teens, including monitoring of growth and development, illness management, nutritional counseling, immunizations, and physical fitness. Dr. Anjum has a special interest in adolescent medicine and travel medicine.

Dr. Anjum believes in creating a comfortable, strong bond with her patients and their families in order to address any of their medical concerns. She firmly believes in preventive care, so age appropriate guidance is a priority during every visit.

Dr. Anjum comes to the Marseilles Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital after having worked at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa. She received her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Pakistan. She completed a pediatrics residency at Geisinger Medical Center. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, and she is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Anjum loves spending time with her family, including her two boys. She is married to Dr. Faiz Rahman, a pediatrician with Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers.

Dr. Anjum sees patients at the Marseilles Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet with Dr. Anjum, call 815.795.2122.

DR. ANJUM’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

IAN BEST, M.D., PEDIATRICS

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Ian Best provides care for patients ages newborn through 17. His focus is preventive care and management of health in infants, children and teens, including monitoring of growth and development, illness management, nutritional counseling, immunizations, and physical fitness. Dr. Best has a special interest in newborn and premature infant care, asthma, and attention deficit disorder. His pledge to patients is to provide honest, compassionate care to children of all ages.

Dr. Best received his medical degree at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He completed his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. He is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is certified in Pediatrics Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation.

When he’s not taking care of patients, Dr. Best enjoys running and spending time with his family. He is married to Dr. Leticia Setrini-Best, an obstetrician/gynecologist and native of Morris. They are happy parents of twin daughters.

Dr. Best sees patients at the Marseilles Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital and Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital on High Street in Morris. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Best, call 815.705.3300 (Morris) or 815.795.2122 (Marseilles).

DR. BEST’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Morris)
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Marseilles)
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Morris); 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Marseilles)
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Morris/Marseilles)
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Marseilles)

 

SHERRI DAVIS, P.A.C., PEDIATRICS

As a certified pediatric physician assistant, Sherri Davis conducts physical exams, diagnoses and treats illnesses, orders and interprets tests, counsels patients on preventive health care, and prescribes medications under the supervision of a pediatrician. She is committed to contributing to children’s good health and providing appropriate medical treatment when needed.

Sherri earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and education at DePaul University, followed by three years of physician assistant studies at Midwestern University in Downers Grove.

Sherri practices at the Minooka Healthcare Center at the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet, please call 815.467.1518.

SHERRI’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

MELISSA HILL, M.D., PEDIATRICS

As a pediatrician, Dr. Melissa Hill cares for patients ages newborn through 17. Her focus is preventive care and management of health in infants, children and teens, including illness management, nutritional counseling, immunizations, and physical fitness. Dr. Hill has a special interest in growth and development, breastfeeding, illness and accident prevention, and foster care.

Dr. Hill received her medical degree from Ross University’s School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies. She completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Ill. Dr. Hill is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Having grown up in Yorkville, Ill., Dr. Hill is a local girl who is excited to be back home. She has always loved children and her desire to become a physician started as early as the age of 12. Dr. Hill believes in the power of family to nurture healthy children. She is dedicated to working with the parents of her patients to provide optimal and compassionate care.

Dr. Hill sees patients at the Morris Hospital Ottawa Campus. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet, please call 815.433.9200.

DR. HILL’S HOURS:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LAWTON MOY, M.D., PEDIATRICS/INTERNAL MEDINCE

As a board-certified internist and pediatrician, Dr. Lawton Moy is specially trained to care for patients of all ages, from newborns through seniors. He believes that getting to know the entire family is important and enjoys taking care of mom, dad, and the children. As a pediatrician, he feels privileged to have the opportunity to make a positive influence in the lives of children. He understands that each patient is unique and believes in the importance of a trusting patient/physician relationship. Dr. Moy is committed to working hand-in-hand with patients to ensure them the best possible quality of life.

Dr. Moy received his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and completed an internship and residency at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine.

Dr. Moy sees patients at the Minooka Healthcare Center at the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet, please call 815.467.1518.

DR. MOY’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

FAIZ RAHMAN, M.D., PEDIATRICS

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Faiz Rahman cares for patients ages newborn through 17. His focus is preventive care and management of health in infants, children and teens, including illness management, nutritional counseling, immunizations, and physical fitness. Dr. Rahman has a special interest in raising awareness for the prevention and treatment of asthma. In addition, he is an advocate for immunizations and has a special appreciation for caring for ADHD patients.

Dr. Rahman comes to Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers after having worked in pediatrics both in Georgia and Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College in Pakistan. He completed a pediatrics residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., and also completed an externship in pediatrics at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa. Dr. Rahman is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Rahman sees patients at the Minooka Healthcare Center at the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet, please call 815.467.1518.

DR. RAHMAN’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

AAMAIR TAJUDDIN, D.O., PEDIATRICS

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Aamair “TJ” Tajuddin cares for patients ages newborn through 17. His focus is preventive care and management of health in infants, children and teens, including monitoring of growth and development, illness management, nutritional counseling, immunizations, and physical fitness. Dr. Tajuddin has a special interest in newborn care, asthma, ADHD and weight management.

Born and raised in Lombard, Ill., Dr. Tajuddin attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, N.J. He completed a pediatrics residency at Loyola University Medical Center. He is certified by the American Heart Association in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation and Basic Life Support, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Tajuddin sees patients at the Coal City Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment or a free meet-and-greet, please call 815.518.5755.

DR. TAJUDDIN’S HOURS:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

We encourage you to download our Pediatrics Visit Schedule that maps out the immunization schedule and screening guidelines. The various questionnaires are available on our Forms page. Please bring a list of current medications and doses when you come to your appointment. For your convenience, we suggest that you download and complete our Healthcare Centers – General Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.

FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES:

Your provider is committed to delivering the best possible coordination of your care by participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). A care coordinator may get involved in your care to help improve communication between your healthcare providers. Please visit our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) webpage to learn more.

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