Charles J. Aprahamian, MD Play Video Download PDF

Charles J. Aprahamian, MD

Primary Office

OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois - Pediatric Surgery

420 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Suite 201
Peoria, Illinois 61603
ph: (309) 655-2343
fx: (309) 655-3948
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Regular Office Hours:
Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tue 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thu 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Office Hours:
Sun 7/22 Closed
Mon 7/23 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tue 7/24 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed 7/25 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thu 7/26 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri 7/27 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat 7/28 Closed

Satellite Office

Bloomington Pediatric Specialty Center

2404 E. Empire Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61704
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Satellite Office

OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois

1209 Starfire Drive
Suite 2
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
ph: (309) 655-7171
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Title(s): Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

Medical Education: Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)

Internship(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL; 2003-2004)

Residency: Surgery - University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL; 2004-2010)

Fellowship(s): Pediatric Surgery - Children's Hospital of Alabama (Birmingham, AL; 2010-2012)

Board Certification(s): Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Professional Certification(s): Instructor - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Areas of Expertise: Childhood Solid Tumors, Laparoscopic Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Surgical Education, Thoracoscopic Surgery

Professional Memberships: International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical Association, Children's Oncology Group

Philosophy of Care: To perform the least invasive operation to every child that gives them the most long term benefit, and to speak to parents how I would like to be spoken to.

Publications: View PubMed List

Associated with: OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Why did you choose to specialize in pediatric surgery?
Pediatric surgery is so gratifying because we get to intervene on a sick baby or child at such a critical time of need; nothing is scarier as a parent than having a baby or child ill or in an accident.

What do you enjoy most about being a physician at the Children's Hospital of Illinois?
I enjoy being a physician at Children’s Hospital of Illinois because of the focus on performing the best and most cutting edge care to children that we treat.

Tell us something about your family life.
I am married with three children (son and two daughters).

Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of medicine?
I enjoy spending time with the family; as well as golf, movies, college and Pro football.