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Adventist GlenOaks Hospital When Patrick Hogan’s heart began racing earlier this year, his mind instantly flashed back to the two other times in his life he’d experi‐ enced a rapid heartbeat coupled with feelings of dizziness and lightheadedness. In the past, doctors told the 31‐year‐old Glendale Heights resident that his rapid heart rate – 300 beats a minute compared to the normal rate of 60 to 90 beats a minute – was like‐ ly due to his working long hours, taking diet pills and drinking too much of caffeine. Hogan called 911 when it happened this time and was rushed to Adventist GlenOaks Hospital’s Shanahan Emergency and Trauma Center. He was then referred to Dr. John Beshai, medical director of cardiac electrophysiology at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital and asso‐

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ciate professor of medicine, director of pacemaker and defibrillator serv‐ ices, and program director of cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Beshai used the hospital’s three‐dimensional EnSite Velocity mapping system to help locate the source of Hogan’s rapid heart rate and treat it with remarkable precision. Adventist GlenOaks Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute is one of only three hospitals in the entire Chicago area to offer EnSite Velocity. Beshai diagnosed Hogan with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), a rapid heart rate originating from the atria, or the upper chambers of the heart. “EnSite Velocity allows us to construct a three‐dimensional anatomical model of the heart, which then can be used to identify where the ‘short circuit’ is com‐ ing from,” Beshai said. “At that point, radio frequency energy is applied to the source of the arrhythmia and eliminated.” “I felt like I was in a sports bar – not a hospital – because I was surrounded by so many flat‐screen TVs,” Hogan joked. “But I knew the doctor had complete control and that was reassuring. It took only three hours for him to cut off the electrical signal that set my heart into overdrive.” According to Beshai, the key to treating patients like Hogan is a correct diagnosis. “SVTs are often misdiagnosed as panic attacks and the patient is placed on anti‐ anxiety medication and referred to a psychi‐ atrist,” Beshai said. “SVTs can be treated with a 98 percent success rate – which is quite impressive.” “Our investment in this next‐generation technology is another example of Adventist GlenOaks Hospital’s commitment to improv‐ ing patient care,” said Chief Executive Officer Brinsley Lewis.


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CASTLE Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

The physicians at Castle Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, S.C., have been providing patients in the greater Fox Valley area with excellence in orthopaedic care for over 30 years. Castle’s nine board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, a primary care sports medicine specialist, and a podiatrist have a combined experience of over 120 years - providing a firm foundation upon which the latest proven technological advances are continuously added. Through its three offices in Aurora and Yorkville, Castle brings access to state-of-the-art orthopaedic care close to home. Diagnostic X-ray services are available at all three offices while physical therapy services are also available at both Aurora offices. At the main office, located on Ogden Avenue in Aurora (across form the Rush Copley Medical Center), a specialized hand therapist also assists patients with various hand and upper extremity problems to reach their maximum level of recovery. Castle also provides an MRI facility, certified by the American College of Radiology, at its main location and those scans are read by some of the nation’s leading

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experts in orthopaedic imaging. DEXA (bone density) scanning for osteoporosis is also provided at the Ogden Avenue location. To complete the offering of a full range of orthopaedic services, Castle Surgicenter, L.L.C., located within the main office, is a dedicated surgical facility that includes seven patient rooms and features two fully equipped orthopedic outpatient operating rooms including live Xray capability. The Surgicenter is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. But what sets Castle Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, S.C., apart isn’t all that technology. The physicians and staff at Castle believe that the practice of medicine isn’t all science and technology – it’s also art, the art of taking care of each patient, one at a time, with dignity and respect. That combination of art and science is what makes Castle “Your Choice For Excellence”. For further information, including virtual tours and videos, visit the practice’s website at www.castleortho.com. To schedule an appointment call 630-978-3800 or request an appointment via the website.


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Central DuPage Hospital

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized, 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology and one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois. For the last four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. Similarly, U.S. News & World Report has included CDH on their list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category each year since 2007. Through an affiliation between CDH and Children’s Memorial Hospital, families have access to a pediatric program like none other in Chicago’s western suburbs. Children's Memorial at Central DuPage Hospital offers expertise and comprehensive pediatric care to children of all ages, from newborns through 18 years of age. More than 60 Children’s Memorial pediatric specialists are on the medical staff at CDH in various units and programs. Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) teamed up with Loyola University Health System in April 2008 to establish the Loyola Cancer Care &

Research Center at Central DuPage Hospital, a collaborative cancer care program for adult cancer patients that provides clinical care and research on the CDH Campus. Its focus is to prevent, detect and treat the many types of cancer that can affect adults. This affiliation with Loyola University Health System allows a team of Loyola medical oncologists and research staff to bring the latest technology and techniques to patients close to home in Chicago’s far western suburbs. The hospital is part of an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-9334833 for the hearing impaired.

Edwards Hospital

Edward Hospital & Health Services is a full-service, regional healthcare provider offering access to complex medical specialties and innovative programming. Edward, located on a 50-acre campus in Naperville, Ill., has 309 private patient rooms and 4,100 employees, including nearly 1,400 nurses and a medical staff of 980 physicians. The physicians represent more than 60 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. More than 98% of Edward’s physicians are board certified in their specialty. Edward is the number one hospital for overall quality in Chicago’s west and southwest suburbs and number one in all key service lines in the region according to a 2009 survey by the National Research Corporation.

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Edward has earned a reputation as a healthcare leader by providing advanced cardiac care at Edward Heart Hospital and state-of-the-art cancer diagnosis and treatment at Edward Cancer Center. Edward provides world class stroke care through the Edward Neurosciences Institute in affiliation with the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. The Institute features the most advanced interventional neurosurgery techniques and drug therapies to treat strokes and other neurological disorders. Edward also provides the latest imaging technology, care for critically ill newborns, minimally invasive surgery, newest clinical trials and behavioral health services through Linden Oaks at Edward. Edward was re-designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence in 2010 after receiving its original designation in 2005. Edward is one of only two hospitals in DuPage County and the only one serving Will County to have earned the prestigious recognition. Edward also provides convenient access to high quality healthcare at numerous locations throughout the region, including the 60-acre Edward Plainfield campus, which serves residents of Plainfield and surrounding communities with the 24/7 Edward Plainfield Emergency Room, Edward Plainfield Cancer Center, Edward Plainfield Outpatient Center, a medical office building and Plainfield Surgery Center.


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Trust Your Skin to the Skin Specialist

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In 2004, Rany Jazayerli, M.D. opened his Dermatology practice in St. Charles with the vision of expanding his practice to serve the greater Fox Valley area. Over the next 6 years, Dr. Jazayerli has Clear Skin Dermatology added two additional offices in & Cosmetic Surgery Darien and Sycamore, and added a Physician Assistant, Jennifer 2560 Foxfield Rd. Cunningham. Ste 100 Dr. Jazayerli enjoys treating St Charles, IL skin diseases of all types and in all patients, from children to the 1830 Mediterranean Dr elderly. He has a particular interest in the treatment of skin canSycamore IL cer, warts, and the use of phototherapy to treat diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo, and eczema. He also has an expanding interest 2861 83rd Street in a variety of cosmetic treatments, including Botox, Dysport, a Darien, IL range of fillers including Juvederm and Radiesse, as well as superficial and deep chemical peels. In addition, the office Phone:630-443-8855 employs the Varilite laser to treat unwanted blood vessels and other red spots on the skin, and the brand-new LightSheer Duet www.cskinderm.com laser to treat unwanted hair on patients of all skin types.

Credentials Dr. Rany Jazayerli graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, then completed his internship at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, and his dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Jazayerli is a board-certified dermatologist and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.

When Dr. Jazayerli Is Not seeing Patients‌ Outside the office, Dr. Jazayerli is a nationally-recognized sportswriter, who co-founded Baseball Prospectus in 1996, and has been a contributing author on 14 different books. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated as well as ESPN.com, and he has been featured in publications including the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times, the New York Times, the Kansas City Star, the Baltimore Sun, the Orlando Sun-Sentinel, and other newspapers. He also hosts a weekly radio show on 810 WHB in Kansas City (while taping from his St. Charles office) during the baseball season.

In 2008, Jennifer Cunningham, P.A.-C, joined Clear Skin Dermatology. Jennifer grew up in the Tri City area. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Northern Illinois University in 1994, then attended Midwestern University in Downers Grove where she graduated Cum Laude in 1998 with a Bachelor of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Jennifer has worked as a physician assistant for over a decade, and previously worked for a facial plastic surgeon doing cosmetic procedures such as Botox, Radiesse, Juvederm, and Restylane. She has taken advanced cosmetic courses in Botox and facial sculpting.

Clear Skin Dermatology – The Office At Clear Skin Dermatology, our patients come first. We do our best to address the needs of our clients and their schedules. 1. We answer our phones. We make every effort to answer your phone call within 3 rings. No prompts to go through. 2. Convenient office hours, especially for those who cannot miss work. We offer early morning (7 AM), evening (until 6:30 PM),and weekend hours (2 Saturdays per month) at our St. Charles office. We also work during your lunch hour, so you can schedule a noontime appointment and have your cosmetic or medical service completed before you return to work. 3. We'll see you as soon as possible. We have arranged our schedule so that you are not only seen on time, but an efficiently-run practice means we can accommodate new patients to be seen right away - usually within 48 hours! 4. Friendly staff. Your business matters to us and our staff are some of the best at customer service. Friendly faces, prompt returns of your phone calls, and ensuring that your needs have been met are what we strive for daily. 5. Prompt billing to your primary and secondary insurance. Our office submits your claims electronically to streamline the payment process. 6. We accept insurance from all major PPO/POS carriers as well as Medicare. 7. We love what we do!

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Da Vinci Robot Revolutionizes Surgery at Delnor The latest in minimally-invasive surgery is now available at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. The hospital recently added the da Vinci® robot to its surgical team – giving physicians greater precision and control in the operating room, and enabling patients to benefit from smaller incisions, less pain and quicker recovery times. Delnor is one of the few hospitals in the Midwest to offer the latest version of the da Vinci, called the Si. It is the most advanced robotic technology currently available in the field of surgery. With its four robotic arms and a superior 3-D visualization system, the da Vinci’s masterful capabilities are used for urologic, general, cardiac and gynecological surgeries. Once laparoscopic incisions are made and the robotic arms are positioned, the surgeon sits at a remote control panel near the patient to view the surgical site in 3-D. The surgeon then manipulates the robot to perform the surgery.. The robot eliminates hand tremors and other factors that can sometimes impact conventional surgery. A complete surgical team is with the surgeon and the patient at all times, assessing the patient and assisting the robot. “The da Vinci® will allow us to do more complex laparoscopic procedures through smaller openings, resulting in less pain and less blood loss and a faster recovery for the patient ,” said Gustavo Banti, M.D., urologist. “Whatever movements you make with your hands, those are the movements the instruments make inside the body. Complex operations that require precise dissection and fine suturing are much easier to perform with the da Vinci system, which allows us to offer the benefits of less-invasive surgery to many more patients,” says Dr. Banti. “The da Vinci’s capabilities are especially useful for prostate surgeries because the 3-D imaging allows for better cancer control with results equal to or better than tradi-

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tional open radical prostatectomy procedures,” according to Michael Rashid, M.D., urologist. “The da Vinci also fosters greater preservation of the nerves, resulting in lower impotency rates.” “Patients who have traditional prostatectomy procedures typically have a six-week recovery period, whereas patients treated with the da Vinci system typically have a two-week recovery period,” said Dr. Rashid. Jonathan Song, M.D., gynecologist, is using the surgical robot for myomectomies (removal of fibroid tumors) and hysterectomies because it “provides more precision, allowing us to do laparoscopic procedures instead of having the patient undergo major abdominal surgery, resulting in less blood loss and a shorter hospital stay. This is a major benefit to our patients. To have the opportunity to offer this level of technology right here in the Tri-Cities area is something we’re very excited about,” Dr. Song said. Linda Bauer, director of surgery at Delnor, added, “We are thrilled to offer the availability of the da Vinci® surgical system here at Delnor. We know that there is a general preference among our patients for minimally-invasive surgical procedures when at all possible, and we are proud to have our surgical staff confidently utilizing such an advanced level of technology.” For more information about the da Vinci surgical robot, go to delnor.com or call Delnor’s Physician Finder service at 630-208-3993.


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Fox Valley Women & Children’s Health Partners is a community of caring health care professionals committed to providing patients with Full Circle Quality Care.

Our Team facilitates patient-provider partnerships by developing a plan of care that utilizes informative resources to promote healthy life choices in a warm and nurturing environment. Fox Valley Women & Children’s Health Partners offers a full range of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Pediatric services supported with state-of-the-art facilities and procedures. Our highlyqualified medical team includes BoardCertified Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Ultrasonographers— all working together to provide you with complete solutions to your health care needs. To learn more about Fox Valley Women & Children’s Health Partners please visit, www.fvwchp.com. Our two locations to better serve you… St. Charles, 3310 W. Main St Suite 200 and North Aurora, 82 Miller Drive Suite 102.

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THE MARIANJOY JOINT ACCESS PROGRAM Keeping You on the Move According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 700,000 total hip and knee replacements are performed annually and by 2030, these numbers are projected to increase to 3.4 million. Recognizing that specialized rehabilitation is needed after a joint replacement, Marianjoy launched the Joint Access Program, designed for a patients’ specific needs including diagnosis and general health, goals, and even age. Providing multiple levels of care—inpatient, subacute and outpatient therapy—the program offers a seamless transition as the patient progresses. “After a joint replacement, patients may require intensive inpatient rehabilitation but can quickly progress to our outpatient level of care,” explains Dr. Aliga, Medical Director of the Marianjoy Joint Access Program. “Those needing 24-hour nursing care and more time to recover may be better suited for our subacute level of care. In each case, patients are able to recover at their own pace, while receiving the convenience of services in one facility.” Dr. Aliga’s background is in orthopaedic surgery. As the leader of the Joint Access team, he collaborates with the clinicians, offering guidance and ongoing education, thereby providing the most efficient therapy possible for the patient, enabling them to recover quicker. “Our program is unique because the patient’s treatment is really an extension of the surgeon’s protocol,” continues Dr. Aliga. “Maintaining an open line of communication with the surgeon, we follow the goals and restrictions they have for their patient. The treatment details are executed based on the surgeon’s instructions and our understanding of the specific biomechanics involved. This way, we achieve optimal recovery in the most efficient way.” The Joint Access Program is complemented by a variety of programs and services at Marianjoy including the Balance and Vestibular Clinic, a Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinic, as well as a warmwater aquatic therapy pool. Marianjoy’s orthopedic and Joint Access programs are further enhanced by ongoing research in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The continual review and incorporation of new knowledge allows the patient to receive the most updated treatment plan that can help maximize results. “We treat nearly 500 orthopedic patients each year through Marianjoy’s inpatient and subacute programs and an additional 1,200 per year on an outpatient basis,” notes Dr. Aliga. “By reviewing and monitoring patients’ outcomes, we have refined the orthopedic rehabilitation regimen and treatment plans to deliver the best care possible, getting patients back to their normal daily activities more quickly.” For more information on the Marianjoy Joint Access Program, please call 630-909-8920.

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The Orthopaedics Experts, Close to Home. Understanding patients’ orthopaedic and musculoskeletal needs, Orthopaedics (OAD) has welcomed more specialists, extended appointment hours and expanded therapy and diagnostic services. Same day appointments are often available! With increased participation in athletic, recreation and fitness activities, aches, pains and/or injuries are frequent occurrences. OAD’s fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists get patients ‘back in the game’. The Sports Medicine Team includes Drs. Aaron Bare, Matthew Gimre, Lenard LaBelle, William Sterba and David Watt, with Drs. LaBelle and Watt possessing Subspecialty Certifications in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Arthritis and other degenerative joint diseases affect many people as we live longer with vitality and determination to stay active. Shoulder, hip, knee and ankle joint replacement specialists, Drs. Aaron

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Bare, David Chang, Lenard LaBelle, David Mochel, Jeffrey Senall, William Sterba, David Watt and Gregory Witkowski, are skilled in advanced techniques to restore mobility and active lifestyles. Patients with spine and musculoskeletal conditions consult OAD’s Spine Center experts for the most comprehensive scope of surgical and conservative back and neck care. Fellowship-trained spine surgeons, Drs. Mir Ali, John Andreshak, Stephen Heim and Jerome Kolavo, collaborate with OAD’s physiatrists (board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation), Drs. Beth Froese, Mary Norek, Steven Mayer and Vinita Mathew. The Spine Team’s collaborative approach ensures patients are evaluated, diagnosed and treated in a timely manner. For patients of all ages, OAD’s distinguished Hand and Upper Extremity Center provides highly specialized orthopaedic expertise, from athletic and work injuries to arthritis and congenital hand deformities. Drs. Anup Bendre, Thomas Kiesler, Mary Ling, Richard Makowiec and Richard Thomas, are fellowship-trained in hand surgery, each having Certificates of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center, under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Senall provides the community with another area of OAD expertise. Dr. Senall’s background and Mayo Clinic fellowship training contributed to the development of a Center dedicated exclusively to conservative and operative treatment of all foot and ankle conditions. The Center includes another foot and ankle fellowship-trained specialist, Dr. Gregory Witkowski, and podiatric physician and surgeon, Rachel Cisko, DPM. This comprehensive, full-service Center’s specialists promptly care for any foot or ankle problem, injury and/or deformity with personalized treatment plans. OAD has locations in Warrenville, Bartlett, Naperville, Winfield, Wheaton and Carol Stream. Call (630) 225-BONE (2663) and visit www.OADortho.com for patient education and practice information.


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Provena Mercy Medical Center Something Special Inside Our patients and visitors have said it for years. There’s just something special…something different about Provena Mercy Medical Center. Something you feel from the moment you walk inside. For nearly a century, Provena Mercy Medical Center has provided the Fox Valley with healthcare that is defined by great compassion, a deep respect for the dignity of individuals and always centered on our mission “to build communities of healing and hope in the spirit of Jesus Christ.” Provena Mercy Medical Center is a 315-bed hospital based in Aurora. With more than 400 physicians on staff, 1,500 employees and 300 volunteers, Provena is known for providing leading-edge care and technologies to the communities they serve. Committed to excellence, Provena Mercy Medical Center’s Cardiac Care program has been ranked the number one cardiac surgery program in Chicago’s western suburbs and number three in Illinois for the past two years according to HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading health care ratings organization. And for cardiac and other emergencies, Provena Mercy Medical Center is a Level II trauma center that includes one of only 10 Chest Pain Centers in Illinois and 308 nationwide to be accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Nationally recognized orthopedic services including joint replacement and innovative techniques and minimally invasive procedures, Provena Mercy Medical Center provides a recently-remodeled

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100,000 square-foot Surgery Center with leading edge technology and focusing on patient and family comfort. Committed to comprehensive care for the Aurora area, Provena Mercy Medical Center has the area’s only Center for Diabetic Wellness, offering comprehensive diabetic management services and has been the leading provider of behavioral health services for more than 90 years. Provena Mercy Medical Center is also a Level II “Plus” birthing center with extended capabilities and a special care nursery delivering approximately 1,500 babies annually. Committed to care excellence, Provena Mercy Medical Center is part of Provena Health, which includes six hospitals, home health, 14 long-term/residential facilities and over 40 clinics in Illinois.


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PROVENA SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL Feel the Difference Faith Makes At Provena Saint Joseph Hospital, Faith is what makes us different and faith is what makes all the difference. For over 100 years Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin has been a leading care provider in the Fox River Valley. With more than 400 physicians on staff, 1,200 employees and 300 volunteers, Provena Saint Joseph Hospital is known for providing leading-edge care and technologies to the communities they serve in a comfortable, warm environment including a new four-story bed tower featuring all private rooms and patient-focused amenities. Among the many advanced care services Provena Saint Joseph Hospital offers:

• The hospital provides advanced cardiac services, including nationally-recognized cardiovascular surgery and stroke care. • HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading healthcare rating organization ranks Provena Saint Joseph Hospital Number One in the state of Illinois for cardiac surgery in 2009 and has earned the HealthGrades Award of Excellence for cardiac surgery and stroke care which ranks the programs in the top 10 percent in the country. • Topping the list of available high-tech cardiac care, Provena Saint Joseph’s is the only hospital in the area to have a hybrid cath lab. Provena Saint Joseph Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute also provides lead ing edge diagnostic and interventional catheterizations, electrophysiology laboratory, cardiac rehabilitation and cardiac diagnostics, including 64-slice CT. • When seconds count, the Elgin community counts on Provena Saint Joseph Hospital’s Emergency Services, a state-designated Level II Trauma Center. • And for advanced cancer care, the Elgin region has come to know The Bob & Edna Meadows Regional Cancer Care Center. The newly-built Center provides state-of-the-art cancer care collaboratively delivered by board-certified radiation oncologists, nurses, radiation therapists, physicists, social workers, nutritionists, hospice nurses and massage therapists. Provena Saint Joseph Hospital is part of Provena Health, an integrated Catholic health care system that includes six Illinois hospitals. Feel the difference faith makes at Provena Saint Joseph Hospital.

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Rush-Copley Medical Center For over 120 years Rush-Copley Medical Center has been a proud to be a leader in the fast-growing Aurora and Greater Fox Valley area for providing excellent medical care. With over 3,000 births annually, Rush-Copley ranks 5th in the state of Illinois in births, and over 68,000 yearly visits puts Rush-Copley in the top ten hospitals in Illinois for providing emergency services to the community. Further responding to the community’s needs, Rush-Copley recently built a satellite campus. Thenew Rush-Copley Healthcare Center in the nearby community of Yorkville offers urgent care, physician offices and a full array of diagnostic services that include laboratory and imaging. Institutes of Excellence have been developed in five key areas—cancer, heart, emergency services, women’s health and neuroscience—all critical to the well being of the community. For example, Rush-Copley has the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Kane County and delivers the highest level of medicine to high-risk mothers and their babies. In fact this commitment to excellence earned Rush-Copley the nation’s first Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for both Maternal/Child and High-Risk Neonatal Care. This recognition means mother and infants delivering at Rush-Copley or medically fragile babies can rely on receiving the highest quality of care. Rush-Copley also holds Joint

Commission disease-specific certification in Stroke and is a recognized Primary Stroke Center, and most recently became the first hospital in the Fox Valley area and only the fifth in Illinois to receive the Joint Commission’s certification in Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement. Organizationally, Rush-Copley’s brand extends beyond the hospital and its core services. The Ogden Avenue campus in Aurora is home to the Rush-Copley Healthplex, the area’s premiere fitness center. The Rush-Copley Medical Group is comprised of 17 primary care and specialty physician practices that include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, endocrinology, oncology, neurosurgery, reproductive health and physical rehabilitation. Rush-Copley is poised to respond to the continually growing needs of its community with a passion for excellence and a commitment to the highest quality care available. For more information visit rushcopley.com

Sherman Health Sherman Health is a not-forprofit, community-governed healthcare system dedicated to providing patients and visitors with outstanding healthcare and service...every life, every moment, every day. Located at 1425 N. Randall Road in Elgin, Ill., the new 255-bed, 645-sq.ft. Sherman Hospital opened in December 2009. The state-of-the-art facility features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake to heat and cool the facility, an advanced Emergency Department with separate ambulance access, a free-standing Cancer Care Center with comprehensive treatment options, a spacious Family Birthing Center with a Special Care Nursery, a Heart & Vascular Center for our experienced staff and physicians, and a bright and open design to contribute to the healing process. Sherman is proud to now offer Radiation Oncology services in affiliation with the University of Chicago, and maintains its partnership with Children’s Memorial Hospital.

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The original Sherman Hospital, located at 934 Center Street in Elgin, Ill., is now a Sherman Family Healthcare immediate care center open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman Family HealthCare immediate care centers at 600 South Randall Road in Algonquin, 2320 Royal Boulevard in Boulevard, and 2000 McDonald Road in South Elgin. Here, patients can receive immediate care services, occupational health services, physical therapy services, Medical Imaging and more. For more information on Sherman Health locations and services, please visit www.ShermanHealth.com or call 800-397-9000.


WHEATON Eye Clinic For over 65 years, the board-certified doctors at Wheaton Eye Clinic have provided world-class care to patients of all ages – from newborns to octogenarians. The excellence and dedication of its medical staff have made it the largest privately-held eye clinic in the Midwest. Wheaton Eye Clinic doctors offer full-service family eye care - from routine well eye examinations, to treatment of the most complex eye problems and diseases - through office appointments, urgent and home care services. Clinic doctors are trained in all ophthalmic sub-specialties including Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Cornea and External Disease, LASIK/Refractive Services, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Uveitis, Retina and Vitreous, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Eyelid/Orbital Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction. Over 120,000 patient visits a year are handled by Wheaton Eye Clinic throughout locations in Wheaton, Hinsdale, Naperville and Plainfield. Connected to the Wheaton facility is The DuPage Eye Surgery Center, an out-patient surgery center, which handles nearly 6,000 surgeries a year including LASIK, cataract and oculoplastic procedures. In addition to a highly trained and experienced medical staff, Wheaton Eye Clinic provides full service vision correction services with doctors of Optometry, contact lens specialists and a designer eyewear studio in each of its four clinic locations. Wheaton Eye Clinic patients come from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa. Referring physicians across the United States, and many international countries, also send their patients to Wheaton Eye Clinic because of its unwavering excellence in compassionate eye care.

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