At Child and Adolescent Health Associates, LTD, our team consists of experienced, compassionate pediatricians and friendly, nurturing staff who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.  We believe in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so all of our doctors collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for you!

 

Karen L. Wilson, MD, Physician Partner 
Dr. Wilson has been with CAHA since 2001.  She graduated from Duke University (BS) and Northwestern University Medical School (MD). She completed her pediatric residency at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of  Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Wilson enjoys traveling and spending time with her family!
 
 
 
 
Laura M. Mikhail, MD, Physician Partner 
Dr. Mikhail has been with CAHA since 2003.  She is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (BS/MS) and Northwestern University Medical School (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Mikhail loves spending time with her friends and her growing family.  She is also a big fan of sushi!
 
 
 
 
Cari A. Tarnowski, DO, Physician Partner 
Dr. Tarnowski has been with CAHA since 2005.  She graduated from the University of Iowa (BA) and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).  She completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center/Hope Children's Hospital.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
One of Dr. T’s favorite places is Maui, where she got married (got Maui’d!) and she loves all things Hawaiian!
 
 
 
Tram L. Luu, MD, Staff Physician  
Dr. Luu has been with CAHA since 2001.  She is a graduate of Yale University (BA) and the University of Illinois College of Medicine (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at Boston Medical Center/Boston University.  She also did a chief residency year for the Boston Combined Residency Program.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Luu was her college hula-hoop champion! She enjoys gardening and being with her family!
 
 
 
 Allison H. Foster, MD, Staff Physician
Dr. Foster has been with CAHA since 2011.  She is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (BS) and Northwestern University Medical School (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at Children's Memorial Hospital.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Foster is on the Board of Directors for Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN) and Ada S. McKinley Community Services
 
In her spare time, Dr. Foster enjoys spending time with her husband and children and is an avid runner!
 
 
 
Heidi E. Pfetcher, MD, Staff Physician
Dr. Pfetcher has been with CAHA since 2013. She is a graduate of Rockhurst University (BS) and Loyola University Medical School (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Chicago. She has worked in rural pediatric medicine and at the Lurie Urgent Care Clinic. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Pfetcher loves to explore Chicago parks and museums with her fun-loving daughters!
 
 
 
 
Genna S. Lipkin, MD, Staff Physician
Dr. Lipkin joined CAHA in 2013.  She is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (BS) and Rush University Medical School (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.  She is board certified in Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Lipkin is an amazing baker.  Her famed chocolate chip and toffee cookies are to die for!
 
 
 
 
 
Payal D. Adhikari, MD, Staff Physician
Dr. Adhikari joined CAHA in 2013.  She is a graduate of Northwestern University (BS) and Chicago Medical School (MD).  She completed her pediatric residency at Rush Children's Hospital.  She is board certified in Pediatrics.
 
Dr. Adhikari went to high school in Singapore and LOVES to travel…all she needs is her passport and backpack and she is ready to go!
 
 
 
 
 
Jessica Offenbach, APN, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Jessica is a graduate of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (B.S.) and Loyola University Chicago (B.S.N.). She received her Masters in Nursing as a pediatric Nurse Practitioner from University of Illinois at Chicago.  She worked as a RN in the NICU at Lurie Children's Hospital and in Lurie's Pediatric Surgery department as a Nurse Practitioner prior to joining CAHA in 2016. Jessica is also a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor. 
 
Jessica loves to try new restaurants around Chicago and travel around the world!