Brian Chicoine, MD is the Medical Director of the Adult Down Syndrome Center in Park Ridge, IL. He is on the faculty of Family Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Chicoine is co-founder of the Adult Down Syndrome Center which has served and documented the health and psychosocial needs of over 6000 adolescents and adults with Down syndrome since its inception in 1992.
Dr. Chicoine graduated from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital. He co-authored two books Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome and The Guide to Good Health for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome published by Woodbine House Press. Dr. Chicoine has provided medical care for adults with intellectual disabilities for over 30 years and has presented and written extensively on caring for adults with Down syndrome.
Dr. Brian Chicoine from Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center answered general questions from myDSC members regarding adolescent and adult Down syndrome topics. Please note that Dr. Chicoine cannot provide medical advice on specific cases. Contact your loved one’s physician for immediate medical needs.