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 two children and enjoys hiking and traveling. Dr. Schwarz served as Vice Chair of Pediatrics at Northwest Community Hospital from 2017-2018, and also served 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.
Keali Riolo, IBCLC, RNC
Keali was born in Chicago, and soon after found herself at home in the northwest suburbs. She became a board certified lactation consultant in 2019, and has been a registered nurse since 2012. She is certified in maternal neonatal nursing, and also has a Master’s in public health. Keali is married with two daughters who are what she enjoys most in life. She says the best part of her job is getting to be a piece of someone’s miracle & is thankful for the opportunity to be a part of all her patient’s feeding journeys.
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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