Andrea Loder, MD - Pediatrics

Andrea Loder, MD

General Pediatrics, Primary Care
  • Yes

Accepting new patients

(269) 639-2772

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With a doctor for a father, Dr. Andrea Loder grew up following him around the hospital and watching him work. She has always been fascinated by science and loves learning about medicine. Dr. Loder explains, “Pediatrics is the icing on the cake because children are so fun. They are honest, straightforward and resilient. I cannot image doing anything else.”

In more recent years, Dr. Loder has had the opportunity to view healthcare “from the other side of the exam table” - as she’s navigated through a terminal illness and catastrophic injury within her own family. These experiences helped her be a better physician by reminding her how much each and every visit matters to the patient. She also learned, first hand, how important it is to remember that the patient truly is the center of everything in healthcare. “When we forget that, we fail.”

Dr. Loder enjoys coming to work each day because of the kids she gets to work with. She knows that every single day, at least one of her patients is going to make her laugh and smile. She also loves that pediatrics is really preventative medicine in its purest form. In addition to preventative care, Dr. Loder enjoys treating a wide variety of childhood illnesses from acute illnesses all children face, as well as managing chronic illnesses such as asthma, eczema and allergies. She also enjoys working as part of a healthcare team for children who may need subspecialty care for more serious illnesses.



Related Services

  • Children's Health
  • General Pediatrics
  • Primary Care



Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Ill., Pediatric Residency

Medical School(s)

Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Ill., Doctor of Medicine


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, Master of Science in Psychology

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At your first appointment, your new provider will review the medicine you have been taking. They may talk to you about other options, including changing to different medicine.

This provider follows CDC guidelines for childhood shots (also called vaccinations). Please choose another Bronson provider if you do not plan to vaccinate your child.

This provider cannot see patients who take controlled substances for pain management. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider does not provide care for patients who take more than two prescribed medicines on a regular basis. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider asks women to see an OB/GYN provider for gynecological exams. He welcomes women for all other healthcare.

This provider doesn’t provide care for patients who take behavioral health medicine. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider isn’t currently accepting new Medicaid patients. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are above the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider is currently only accepting pediatric patients. If you are over the age of 18, please choose another Bronson provider.

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