MEET THE STAFF

The Doctors & Providers

Dr. Kamala Ghaey

MBBS / MD / MPH

Board Certified in Pediatrics
 
     Dr. Kamala Ghaey graduated from Lady Harding Medical College in Delhi, India in 1976. She completed her pediatrics residency training at Nassau County Medical Center in New York, where she also spent a year as chief resident. She then went on to do a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Soon after she started in private practice and was the founding member of Kidz Health.

     Along with her associates she is on staff and holds privileges at Lurie Childrens Hospital, Prentice Women’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital and St Joseph Hospital.

       Dr. Ghaey is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University. In addition, she is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago Medical Society, Chicago Pediatrics Society, and Illinois State Medical Society. She holds several leadership positions in the medical societies including serving on the board.

       Dr. Ghaey is married with 2 grown children. In her free time she volunteers at the Field Museum of Natural History, and is involved in several women’s and children’s causes.

 

 

Dr. Margo Jankelow

MBBCH / MD

Board Certified in Pediatrics
 
      Dr. Jankelow came to Chicago in 1988 after graduating from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in South Africa. She did her pediatrics residency at the University of Chicago where she also spent a year as Chief Resident. After two years of fellowship in hematology/oncology, she joined Dr. Ghaey at Kidz Health in 1995.

      She holds privileges at Advocate Illinois Masonic, St. Joseph Hospital, Prentice Woman's Hospital, and Lurie Children's Hospital. She also teaches family practice residents at St. Joseph Hospital and holds a faculty appointment at Northwestern University. Her special interests include obesity and school and developmental problems.

      She is married with three wonderful children. In her free time, she enjoys sports, traveling, and spending time with her children.

 

 

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Amy  Silverio

DO


 
 

Dr. Silverio was born and raised in Cumberland, Rhode Island. She received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She then went on to receive her master’s degree in medical sciences at Boston University, Massachusetts.

 

She spent a number of years performing research in pediatric infectious diseases at Boston University Medical Center. She ventured to the midwest to attend medical school at Kansas City University, Missouri in 2013 and completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Illinois Chicago in 2020.

 

She joined Kidz Health shortly after graduating from her residency program and she has extensive training in all aspects of pediatric care.

 

 

Jamie Weis

MSN, CPNP


 
    Jamie was born and raised in Modesto, California. She attended University of California Los Angeles for her undergraduate education in psychobiology.

 

She then decided to pursue a career in pediatric nursing and went on to attend Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she received a Master of Science in Nursing degree with a pediatric concentration.  After graduation in 2013, Jamie accepted a position working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Maryland, and since then has also worked in primary care offices in Northern Virginia. 

 

In April 2020, her husband’s career brought them to Chicago, at which time she joined the team at Kidz Health.  Jamie’s professional interests include adolescent medicine and mental health. In her spare time Jamie enjoys cooking, reading, running, and spending time with her French bulldog, Tito.

 

 

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The Office Staff

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