At the UIC Medical Center, we provide primary care and various levels of
specialty care, along with general medical consultations to adult patients.
general internal medicine with special emphasis on health maintenance, prevention
and risk factor modification, including diet modification, exercise, stress
reduction and life style alteration.
Outpatient Care Center
The Outpatient Care
Center opened in 1999 and is comprised of ten adjoining
multidisciplinary centers, which allows our patients to move easily from one
test or evaluation to the next. You can register and complete simple lab work
in an area near your doctor’s waiting room. If you need x-rays or other
scans, your physician will be able to read the images within minutes on any
computer screen in the building.
Women’s Primary Care Clinic
Our goal is to provide comprehensive, high quality healthcare to women, with
an emphasis on primary and preventive care. We provide a wide range of services,
including pap smears, breast exams, and contraception options, and we treat
most common medical problems. We also manage chronic diseases such as hypertension,
diabetes, elevated cholesterol and others. When necessary, we make referrals
to appropriate specialists for more complex services. Because the UIC Medical
Center is a teaching center, our Women’s Primary Care Clinic provides
an opportunity for tomorrow’s women health care providers to learn under
the supervision of exceptional physicians. Our faculty conveys a positive,
to our fellows, residents, students and the other staff caring for our patients.
Preoperative Medical Care Clinic
The Preoperative Medical Care Clinic provides comprehensive medical care for
the patient undergoing surgery. Risk stratification, stress testing as needed,
and optimization of chronic health problems is addressed by internists experienced
in this specialty area. Patients with uncontrolled health problems, who do
not have regular primary care, or who have cardiac risks can especially benefit
from the services of this clinic.