Dr. Paola Portela , MD

Dr. Paola Portela , MD

Family Practioner in Woodridge, IL

Woodridge Clinic

Medical Physician in Woodridge, Lombard, and Lemont, IL
Dr. Portela is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.She graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science and minor in Sociology.After a brief career as a Case Manager, she graduated with honors from Ross University School of Medicine.Dr. Portela completed her residency in pediatrics at University of Illinois at Chicago.  Since graduation she has been a practicing pediatrician in the Chicagoland area.

Her special interests are in areas of high risk pediatric patients:

  • Newborn
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Asthma/Allergy Illnesses

Dr. Portela is originally from Colombia, South America;she is bilingual and understands the multicultural facets of society to medicine. She is married and a proud mother of her daughter, Ella.