Dr. Solomon Laktineh is board certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatology. He graduated from the University of Damascus, School of Medicine. He successfully completed his Pediatric Residency and Neonatology Fellowship at the University of Illinois. His passion for improving the health of children is clearly recognized as he was awarded the Patient’s Choice Award for four consecutive years. In 2012, Dr. Laktineh was recognized as being one of the Most Compassionate Doctors. He has a passion for helping children struggling with obesity and he is spearheading a weight-loss program tailored for dealing with the physical and social issues of being overweight. This program is available at no cost for all children. On his free time, Dr. Laktineh enjoys a challenging game of tennis and spending time outdoors.