News & Events

Extended Summer Hours

Christie Clinic in Urbana’s Dept. of Pediatrics will have extended hours this summer from 9 am-6 pm on the below dates. Call 217.344.9440 to schedule an appt. June 18, 20, 26 and 29 July 2,17,19 and 26 Aug 3, 8,10,14,16, 27 and 30

School and Sports Physicals

A physical is the first step to getting your child ready for school or sports Our providers can determine whether your child meets the physical requirements to participate in sports. We also can provide the physical exams and immunizations required of all children before they attend school. Providers will examine your child and review your … Continued

Christie Clinic Pediatrician Dr. Akinyede Relocating to Christie Clinic in Urbana

Effective April 30, 2018, Dr. Oyinade Akinyede in Christie Clinic’s Department of Pediatrics will be relocating her office to Christie Clinic in Urbana at 1710 East Windsor Road. In the Department of Pediatrics, providers perform annual visits, school physical and wellness checks, and provide recommended immunizations for all ages. To make an appointment, please call … Continued

Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but it is preventable with appropriate screening. Screening plays an important role in the detection and early treatment of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer usually develops slowly over time. Before cancer appears in the cervix, there … Continued

Recommendations for Flu Vaccination in Pediatric Patients

Flu season is almost here and Christie Clinic will be offering the flu vaccine starting September 30th, 2017 (for other dates and locations, please visit You can also contact your Pediatrician to schedule an appointment. October through May is the peak period in the United States when increased incidence of the flu are diagnosed. The … Continued

Common Questions Regarding Back to School Physicals

BY: Dr. Maria Maranon, Christie Clinic While we would like summer to last forever, it won’t be long until the school bell rings. That means it’s time to schedule your child’s back to school physical.  Some children will need a back to school or sports physical before they return in the fall. Here are some … Continued