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Dr. Mary Keen visits with a patient at the Marianjoy Pediatric Clinic.


Pediatric Program Care Team


Mary Keen, MD

Mary Keen, MD, Medical Director,
Marianjoy Pediatric Program

The Marianjoy pediatric team is led by board-certified pediatric physiatrist, Mary Keen, MD. Dr. Keen oversees the treatment plans of pediatric patients. She is a founding board member and medical director of Almost Home Kids. Dr. Keen has been named a Top Doctor by Chicago Magazine, Consumers' Checkbook's Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America® by Best Doctors, Inc., as well as a Patients' Choice Award Winner.

Dr. Keen is board-certified in four specialty areas: physical medicine and rehabilitation— pediatrics; and pediatrics--neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is dedicated to serving pediatric patients and their families, especially those with complex care needs.


Larissa Pavone, MD

Larissa Pavone, MD,
Marianjoy Medical Group Physician, Pediatrics

Board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Pavone is a member of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Dr. Christine Valessares, Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr. S. Christine Valessares, LCP,
Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr. Valessare specializes in neuropsychological assessment and treatment recommendation for attention problems, concussions, cerebral palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, anxiety and depression.



Clinical Programs:

Brain Injury



Spinal Cord Injury


Outpatient Services

Pain Treatment

Pediatric Neuropsychology

Marianjoy Support Groups



Pediatric Program Brochure

Learn more about the Marianjoy Pediatric Program

El Programa pediátrico