James  Weedon

James Weedon, M.D.

1675 Dempster Street

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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James Weedon, M.D.

Developmental Pediatrics

1675 Dempster Street

3rd Floor

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068


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I aim to build a partnership with families through developing communication, empathy, and trust. I make family-centered recommendations for children with differences in development, learning and behavior.

About Me



  • Fellowship: University of Chicago
  • Residency: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

James Weedon, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

55 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

5 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

5 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.8 out of 5

60 Patient Ratings


It was the best experience that my son and I have had, they helped a lot with all the concerns that I had regarding my son's health.

Reviewed on September 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon has seen my son for the past 4 years. He is thoughtful & thorough and considers what I have to say. We discuss the plan for the year together & develop common goals. When I have to request referrals from him the office responds quickly.

Reviewed on September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon has been wonderful with any & all questions. He's also helped assemble a wonderful team for him. We LOVE Dr. Weedon & if I ever do call X is a wonderful HELP AS WELL. THEY'RE A GREAT TEAM.

Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is so kind, patient, and comprehensive. He has a way of looking at the big picture of our son's ADHD, bringing it all together for us! He looks at strengths too, which is such a gift - we adore him!

Reviewed on July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Very Good. Listened and answered questions effectively.

Reviewed on May 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Overall very good - Dr. Weeden & understudy are great - They made themselves very accessible and opened communications for more time in the future via phone to discuss adjustments.

Reviewed on May 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is a knowledgeable, caring, patient and helpful doctor!

Reviewed on April 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon squeezed us in his tight schedule to see my son who was having urgent problems at school. Dr. Weedon took the time to listen to me and get to know my son. Thank you Dr. Weedon!

Reviewed on March 31, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent communication about medicine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Wait time was long.

Reviewed on December 16, 2018 6:00 PM

dr. weeding was informative and he gave us many suggestions on what to work on for our son. he listened to all of our concerns and seemed genuinely interested and concerned for a timely follow up. I would have liked to hear more feedback on his observation of where my son is at in his development.

Reviewed on November 20, 2018 6:00 PM

I refer Dr. Weedon to friends who's children are not getting the development help they need. Dr. Weedon takes his time with his patients & tailers a treatment plan to fit each child's needs.

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

What I want to say to my Doctor Weedon. Thank you so much for being an doctor! Thank you for your kindness, patience, and expertise. This has been quite a journey, and we couldn't have done it without you! Thank you so so so much!!!

Reviewed on August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is wonderful & has helped us enormously with X's prognosis.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

the receptionist could not locate my referral for an HMO in the system and sent me all around. also, it is extremely frustrating to get the call center anytime you need to speak to the dr.

Reviewed on June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

meeting with doctors and office clerks was the best experience in my life !!! Best specialist on the world !

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Weedon was very thorough, attentive and helpful. We fully trust and respect his advice and recommendations for the care of our Autisitc daughter

Reviewed on January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

We enjoy this practice very much. We appreciate their help and making time to fit us into their schedule.

Reviewed on January 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is awesome! Thank you!

Reviewed on December 11, 2017 6:00 PM

A year long wait list was challenging, however Dr. Weedon led a visit that made it worth the wait! Appreciate Dr. Weedon's professionalism, expertise, wealth of resources and manner in which he interacted w/myself as parent and my 12 y/o @ her level. Dr. Weedon's style met our needs as does his medical advice. Very pleased!

Reviewed on November 2, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon and his assistant spent a great amount of time with us, were so careful to get a complete history of our child and I'm so excited to work with him. Dr. Weedon personally called e with follow up information he had promised.

Reviewed on October 26, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is great! He always takes time to listen to all of your concerns and gives you information for future use/concerns.

Reviewed on October 8, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Weedon is so caring & thorough. I appreciate the time he takes to listen. He is very approachable so my son in comfortable interacting with him. His guidance has been crucial in getting my son the help he needs. We've seen great progress because of Dr. Weedon.

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

It is very difficult to make appointments. But the dr. is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on July 8, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr Weedon is wonderful. very attentive thoughtful. listens. gives suggestions and advise. really cares. doesn't rush us. he's really s great doctor. when I need refills in meds he is quick to respond. it's just hard to get an appointment. we love him.

Reviewed on June 23, 2017 7:00 PM

I am grateful to meet with you and discuss my child development.

Reviewed on April 24, 2017 7:00 PM

Love Dr. Weedon.

Reviewed on April 14, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Developmental and Behavioral Disorders
  • Developmental Delays
  • ECHO Autism
  • Encopresis
  • Enuresis (Bedwetting)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • School Problems
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Speech and Communication Disorder


  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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