About Thrive Pediatrics

Our Mission

We are a holistic pediatric medical practice based on the core values of health and wellness, along with kindness, compassion, integrity, and unity for all children and their families. We focus on the whole child, from the importance of a healthy diet and adequate sleep, to the effects technology and stress can have on a child’s brain and overall social, emotional development. Mental health is more important now than ever, and we are here for you and your entire family.

Dr. Deanne Miller

Dr. Deanne Miller, DO

Dr. Deanne Miller is the owner and founder of Thrive Pediatrics. She was born and raised in rural Iowa and grew up with a strong sense of family values and work ethic. She graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and received her Doctorate of Osteopathy from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at Advocate Christ and Hope Children’s Hospital in 2007. She is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been practicing as a Pediatric Hospitalist for the past 14 years in the Chicagoland area and is an expert on complex medical conditions. 3 years ago she transitioned from an illness based career to one of wellness and prevention in outpatient medicine. She fell in love with her patients and families and quickly realized outpatient pediatrics was her calling and passion. Dr. Miller is married and has 4 beautiful children (including twin boys) and a sweet puppy named Snickers. She was blessed to have the opportunity to home school her children this year, but looks forward to seeing you and your little ones in the office come Spring 2021!

Melissa Boyer, NP

Melissa Boyer is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked in Pediatrics for over 6 years. Melissa grew up in South Elgin and graduated from Larkin High School. She received her Degree from Lewis University with a Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Melissa also received her Bachelor Degree from Aurora University and an Associates in Nursing Degree from Kishwaukee College. She worked at Rush Copley Medical Center, where she has 11 years of nursing experience in Cardiology. She is the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Board Certified. Melissa is married to her amazing husband for over 15 years with three wonderful children. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, kids sporting games, and shopping. Melissa focuses on spending time with her patients getting to know them and understanding the family’s needs. Melissa is dedicated to providing a personalized education for each of her patients and their families. She believes health care is holistic extending far beyond the physical into mental, emotional, and environmental needs.

Melissa Boyer

Our Thrive Pediatrics Team

Our entire staff of medical professionals are dedicated to providing personalized education to each of our patients and families. We believe health care is holistic, extending far beyond the physical into mental, emotional, and environmental needs. Meet our team at Thrive Pediatrics!

Dr. Deanne Miller, DO

Dr. Miller, DO

Melissa, Nurse Practitioner

Melissa, Nurse Practitioner

Melissa, Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Coniaris, Nurse Practitioner

Kelly, Practice Manager

Kelly, Practice Manager

Debby, Front Office Manager

Debby, Front Office Manager

Ashley, Medical Assistant

Ashley, Medical Assistant

Rosy, Medical Assistant

Rosy, Medical Assistant

Gabby, Medical Assistant

Gabby, Medical Assistant

Grace, Medical Assistant

Jenna, Medical Assistant

Sandy, Medical Assistant

Sarah, Medical Assistant

Bre, Medical Assistant

Our Values

Quality Healthcare for your kids

Quality Healthcare

Vaccine Friendly


Pediatric Services

We use a more individualized and comprehensive approach to pediatric medicine. Our personalized treatment plans address the health and wellness needs of your family, from infant through adolescence, using the best of both conventional and holistic care.

Newborn Care

Mental Health


Prenatal Consultation

Chronic Conditions

Preventative Care

Holistic Approach

Same Day Appointments

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Hours of Operation

M-Th: 8am – 5pm
F: 9am – 1pm

Three Saturdays/Month:
8am – 12pm