Pediactrics Solutions

Meet the Pediatricians

Stephanie S. Baker, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Baker received her medical education at Rush Medical School in Chicago, graduating in 1993. She completed her residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in 1996. From 1996 to 2005, Dr. Baker was with Associated Pediatrics, Ltd. in Northbrook and Lincolnshire.

She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children's Community Physicians Association. Dr. Baker is on staff at Highland Park Hospital, Lutheran General Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, and Northwest Community Hospital.

Dr. Baker has clinical interests in nutrition, obesity, asthma, eczema, and allergic rhinitis. She is also the mother of two girls.

Dr. Baker was nominated in 2011 by Chicago Parent magazine as a Chicago's Favorite Kids Doc.


Satish Charo, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Charo attended Boston University for college and medical school, graduating in 2000. He completed his pediatric residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in 2003. He then worked at Associated Pediatrics, Ltd. in Northbrook and Lincolnshire, prior to joining Pediatric Solutions in 2005.

He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children's Community Physicians Association. Dr. Charo is on staff at Highland Park Hospital, Lutheran General Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, and Northwest Community Hospital.

Dr. Charo has three young children including twin boys and is thus very experienced with multiple births and premature infants. He is a speaker for two twin clubs: Multiple Choice and Double Take. Dr. Charo also has clinical interests in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, food allergies, asthma, eczema, and allergic rhinitis. His wife, Kathleen, is an optometrist who works in Libertyville.

Dr. Charo was nominated in 2011 by Chicago Parent magazine as a Chicago's Favorite Kids Doc.


Carissa J. Lee Holmes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Lee Holmes attended Rush Medical College in Chicago, receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2001. She completed her pediatric residency training at Rush University Medical Center in 2005, serving as Pediatric Chief Resident during her final year. She worked as a pediatric hospitalist at Edwards Hospital in Naperville from 2005 to 2007. In 2005, she also began work as a general pediatrician at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago and remained there until 2010.

The experience at Shriners has given Dr. Lee Holmes expanded knowledge of spinal cord injuries, Spinal Bifida, Cleft Lip and Palate, Cerebral Palsy, Clubfoot, and other orthopedic disorders. She also has a clinical interest in asthma, allergies, constipation, sleep disorders, and does counseling on breastfeeding issues.

She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children's Community Physicians Association. As an Illinois Immunization Patient Advocacy Leader through the Illinois AAP, she works to educate parents and other physicians on immunizations and current research in the field. Dr. Lee Holmes is on staff at Highland Park Hospital, Lutheran General Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, and Northwest Community Hospital. She is also the mother of three young children.