News & Updates

"Have you heard the exciting news? Following the FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 years old, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) announced it's formal recommendation last night, with a unanimous vote to approve! The American Academy of Pediatrics and our providers at Young Pediatrics welcome the recommendation. 

AAP Applauds CDC Advisory Committee's Approval

Click here to be put on our list for the COVID vaccine

Our providers are thankful to be able to extend protection through this safe and effective vaccine to our school-aged children. We are excited to offer this vaccine to both our eligible patients and others in the community that wish to receive the vaccine. We know that there are many questions surrounding the decision to vaccinate your child, and encourage you to speak with your child's trusted pediatrician.

 "Our Covid Vaccines for 5-11 year olds are on their way! Complete the form via link above to sign up and someone will contact you to get your children scheduled for their vaccine.  The link also contains important information about the vaccine for you to read.
We are expecting very high call volumes this week and next, and hope to stream line that process for you."

FLU SHOTS are here  call today to schedule your child(ren) for one of our flu clinics.  

We now have VFC vaccines for most of our patients on Illinois Medicaid and the Medicaid MCOs.

Pfizer COVID vaccine is now fully approved by the FDA for everyone 16 years of age and older.

When you 've been fully vaccinated, what's next?  Click here

Mental health resources are in short supply across the nation.  In collaboration with regional partners, a Behavioral Health Urgent Care center has opened on the campus of DePaul Hospital in north St. Louis County.  Click here for more information.

Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Young Pediatrics.  Choosing your child’s pediatrician is an extremely important decision and we are thankful to be a part of you and your family’s life.  At Young Pediatrics we pride ourselves in utilizing best medical practice in a kid friendly environment to care for your child from birth through adolescence.  

Throughout the website you can find helpful information such as contact information, vaccine schedule, handouts on common childhood issues, and links to further resources.  You can also find the link to our patient portal where you are able to fill out forms and surveys necessary for well child visits, request medication refills, and send us a non-urgent question.  We recognize that your time is valuable and strive to provide efficient and up to date answers to any and all concerns.

Thank you for allowing us to partner with you in the care of your child.  We look forward to building a relationship with you and your family and are available to help if and when you need us.  It truly does take a village to raise a child and we are honored to be part of that village.  



Meet Our Staff


  • Staci Young, MD

    Dr. Young was born and raised in the metro-east and graduated from Granite City High School. She graduated magna cum laude from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. 

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  • Elizabeth Satterly, MD

    Dr. Satterly was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. She knew from early on that she wanted to be a pediatrician.

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  • Dr.
    Stephanie Lorts

    Dr. Stephanie Lorts grew up in Bethalto, Illinois. She attended University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and earned her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, graduating with Highest Distinction in 2011. 

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  • Alison Cosa RN, FNP-C

    Alison Cosa, MSN, RN, FNP-C, has been providing care for patients at Young Pediatrics since 2012.

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