Get To Know Us
Meet the friendly staff at APL who are ready to serve your family.
M. Medaline Santiago, M.D.
Dr. Santiago was born in the Philippines and has lived in Chicago, Illinois since eight months of age. She attended Northwestern University for both her undergraduate and medical degrees. Dr. Santiago completed her residency training at the Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. She has been practicing pediatrics in the Chicago area since 2001. She is married with kids and enjoys live theater, dining and travel.
Jackie Schwarz, D.O.
Dr. Schwarz was born and raised in Indianapolis. She attended Indiana University for her undergraduate degree and Indiana University – Purdue University for her master’s degree. Her medical degree was received from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Schwarz completed her residency training at the Advocate Children’s Hospital at Lutheran General in 2013. She is married with one son and enjoys hiking and traveling. Dr. Schwarz served as Vice Chair of Pediatrics at Northwest Community Hospital from 2017-2018, and current serves as the Chair of Pediatrics from 2018-2019.
Nikita Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel, a Chicago native, attended Marquette University in Wisconsin for her undergraduate degree and received her medical degree from the University of Illinois. Dr. Patel completed her residency training at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University in 2015.
Jordan Kalcheim, M.D.
Dr. Kalcheim was born and raised in Lake Forest, IL. He attended college at Indiana University where he received a B.S. in Biology. He attended medical school at Finch University Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kalcheim completed his residency training at Hope Children’s Hospital/Advocate Christ Medical Center in 2006 and has been practicing pediatrics in the southwest suburbs for the last 10 years. He is married and has two sons and one daughter. He enjoys swimming for fun and going to concerts with his family.
Jamila Zainulbhai, D.O.
Dr. Zainulbhai was born and raised in Palatine, IL. She completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University. She received her medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed pediatric residency training at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn in 2019. Dr. Zainulbhai enjoys spending time with her husband and her son. She loves traveling around the world, going for long runs along the lakefront path, and trying new restaurants in Chicago. Her medical interests include lactation and newborn care, asthma education and obesity prevention.
Sarah Wille, RN, IBCLC
Sarah has been with Arlington Pediatrics since July of 2012. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and came straight to start her career at APL. Sarah is now an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She loves working with moms and babies of all ages.
Maggie Siebert, RN, IBCLC
Maggie has been with Arlington Pediatrics since May of 2016. She received her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Iowa and her Master’s Degree from DePaul University. Maggie started her career on the labor and delivery floor, and came to APL shortly after. Maggie is now an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant as of June 2019. She lives in Chicago with her husband, toddler, and pug, and loves exploring all the things the city has to offer. She loves working with moms and babies as they breastfeed past the newborn stage, and education is a passion.
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If you have any questions, please contact our office by calling (847) 398-0400.
Arlington Pediatrics, Ltd. is located at:
3325 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 100A
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004