|GUS ROUSONELOS, M.D., F.A.A.P.was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois until his family moved to a farm in Plainfield when he was in fourth grade. He spent his summers working in the family business, Rousonelos Farms, growing, harvesting, and packing vegetables. He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana and received a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences. He continued to work summers on the family farm until he completed his undergraduate studies.Dr. Rousonelos attended medical school at the University of Illinois. He then traveled to Virginia for his pediatric residency at The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk.
Dr. Gus, as he is known by his patients and their parents, returned to Illinois after completing his pediatric training in 1987 to begin pediatric practice in Naperville. He served as Vice-Chairman of Pediatrics at Good Samaritan Hospital from January, 1994 to December, 1995 and as Chairman of Pediatrics from January, 1995 to December, 1996 He is board certified in Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the DuPage County Medical Society, and a member of The American Medical Association.
Dr. Gus and his wife, Georgia, live in Naperville. Georgia practiced dentistry for 14 years before deciding to stay home full time to tend to her three busy children, Katherine, Maria and Andrew.
Dr. Gus enjoys the challenge of parenting. His children are always teaching him things he hasn't learned yet. When he's not spending time with his family or practicing pediatrics, he likes to read, exercise, cook, travel, and listen to all types of music. He also enjoys gardening, and cheering for the Cubs, Bears and Bulls.
Dr. Gus values his personal relationship with his patients and their parents. He strives to achieve the common goal of a healthy lifestyle for his patients and helping their parents with the difficult, but fulfilling, task of parenting. He also has a special interest in skin conditions and sleep issues in children.