Monthly Archives: August 2013

Holiday Hours for Convenient Care – Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2013

Perryville Convenient Care Clinic – Open 10 AM to 4 PM
Rockton Ave Convenient Care Clinic – Closed
Byron Convenient Care Clinic- Closed
Winnebago Convenient Care Clinic- Closed
Roscoe Convenient Care Clinic – Closed

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RHS Welcomes Ronald Washak, M.D. to the Plastic Surgery Department

washakRockford Health System welcomes Ronald Washak, M.D. to the Plastic Surgery Department. He holds board certifications in Otorhinolaryngology/Oro-Facial Plastic Surgery; Cosmetic Surgery; and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Hand Surgery. He earned his medical degree at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Worth, Tex. He’s received several awards, including the Presidential Citation Award from the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, the Clinician of the Year award from Mead Johnson Pediatric, the Outstanding Medicine and Surgery Clinician of the Year award from Sam Buchanan, Senior Memorial. His specialty is in head and neck cosmetic surgery. To make an appointment, please call (815) 971-2520.

RHS Welcomes Liza Kim, M.D. to the Plastic Surgery Department

kimRockford Health System welcomes Liza Kim, M.D. to the Plastic Surgery Department. She is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She completed her fellowship at MGH/Harvard Medical School Reconstructive/Aesthetic Breast in Boston. She served her residencies in Plastic Surgery and General Surgery at the Division of Plastic Surgery at Ohio State University in Columbus. She earned her medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Her special interests are in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. To make an appointment, please call (815) 971-2520.

RHS Ambassadors Golf Play Day a Success

golfA sold-out crowd of nearly 150 golfers hit the links at Rockford Country Club on Monday, August 19, as part of the annual RHS Ambassadors Golf Play Day. In addition to fun, camaraderie and picture-perfect weather, the Play Day raised significant funds to benefit The Neonatal Intensive Care Program at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Rockford Memorial Development Foundation Director Michelle Gorham says the event was a huge success, thanks in large part to the generosity of the Play Day sponsors. “We can’t say thank you enough to our wonderful sponsors and volunteers for helping us support the superior care provided by our NICU.“

RHS Welcomes Faisal Raja, M.D. to the Neurology Department

rajaRockford Health System welcomes Faisal Raja, M.D. to the Neurology Department. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed two fellowships at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City – one in Clinical Neuromuscular Medicine and the other in Clinical Neurophysiology. He served as Chief Resident in Neurology at the University of Missouri – Columbia. He earned his medical degree at Rawalpindi Medical College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. To make an appointment, please call (815) 971-7600.

RHS Welcomes Katrina Nguyen, M.D. to the Pediatric Gastroenterology Department

nguyenRockford Health System welcomes Dr. Katrina Nguyen to the Pediatric Gastroenterology Department. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and served her residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her medical degree at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten. To make an appointment, please call (815) 971-7667.

RHS Welcomes Eugene Vortia, M.D. to Pediatric Gastroenterology Department

vortiaRockford Health System welcomes Eugene Vortia, M.D. to the Pediatric Gastroenterology Department. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He completed a Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation and served his residency at Michigan State University. He earned his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School. To make an appointment, please call (815) 971-7667.