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When I first heard in one of the hospital rooms “this is my doctor” I suddenly realized why I have chosen to practice medicine. I like helping people, especially when they need it the most. It is as simple as that.
I graduated from medical school in 1984 and worked in a rural area of the former Soviet (now independent) Ukraine. In 1995, I completed the residency program at Saint Francis of Evanston, Illinois and in the same year passed the Board of Internal Medicine.
Since then, I work as a primary care doctor in Skokie, Illinois. I love both my office practice and hospital medicine, and I am always there for the many people who call me simply …”my doctor.”
Internal medicine is integral for general health and to learn what is normal for your body. That is why we recommend that everybody sees an internist on a regular basis. At Oakton Park Medical Center, we will check your body for any undiagnosed symptoms or health concerns, while providing comprehensive care for patients with chronic conditions. We will also make recommendations and prescriptions for your regular health maintenance. Our Skokie-based internal medicine team is at the forefront of examination and diagnosis. We have the tools and expertise necessary to help you with your chronic conditions and new problems. Schedule an appointment with us to keep up with your health and answer any questions about your body that you may have.
The road to health starts with proper diagnostics, that is why Oakton Park Medical Center utilizes state of the art tools to help find out what is causing your problems so we can move forward to the most efficient treatment. Come in for a diagnostic appointment and we’ll do all we can to get you on the road to recovery. Our Skokie clinic offers ECG, Spirometry and Bone Density testing. ECG, or Electrocardiography: is a diagnostic tool for discovering heart problems. If you are suffering heart-related symptoms, an ECG is a good way of determining whether they are caused by a heart problem or if they are just mimicking one. When you come in for an ECG, we will place six small adhesive electrode pads on your chest, and a few more in other parts of your body. We will measure waves created by your heartbeats, which will reveal any issues your heart is experiencing. Spirometry: This quick and easy test is typically used to diagnose asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other conditions affecting the lungs. We will measure how much air you can inhale and how much you can exhale with our Spirometer, showing how well your lungs are working. Bone Density Testing plays a huge role in the early detection of osteoporosis—and the earlier it is detected, the more effective its treatment. Our DTX machine will measure how many grams of calcium and other minerals are in the bones of your forearm. A higher mineral content means stronger bones. Ultrasound Diagnostics allows to safely see inside the body via high frequency sound waves that create a visual image of your internal organs. Our Skokie ultrasound team are experts in diagnosing and can view the inner workings of your muscular systems, vascular system, as well as the functions of the organs by way of abdominal ultrasound including liver, spleen, bile ducts and gallbladder, echocardiogram, venous and arterial doppler, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, endovaginal ultrasound along with the kidneys and urinary bladder and much more! Our Skokie office has the technology and expertise to make the diagnosis you need. Schedule an appointment with us today.
For injuries received during sports, work and accidents, physical therapy may be the best option for improvement in the long-term. we will work with you to make a plan for recovery.
For many of us, the first step to starting a healthier lifestyle is weight loss. There are many quick-fix solutions out there, but none are as effective and permanent as diet and exercise. Our Skokie office will help you with your weight loss plan through nutrition counseling and food sensitivity testing, which will help you avoid food that causes bloating or fat accumulation. Our doctors are specialists in nutritional deficiencies, better sources of nutrition and education about nutrition. They will help you plan meals that get you what you need to help you achieve your weight loss goals. Working with our nutritionist will reveal problems in your diet that you may not have known about, which will help you make choices every day that will improve your health. Food sensitivity testing is a great way to find out if your weight problems are caused by something in your diet that your body cannot tolerate. Getting tested at our Skokie clinic will help discover the cause of your weight issues and what you can do to lose weight most efficiently. We have the tools you need to help you in your quest for a healthy weight—come in and schedule a weight loss appointment with us today.
Our practice focuses on general podiatry, lower extremity wound care, foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle trauma, sports injuries of foot and ankle, diabetic foot care
Wide array of ultrasound serves offered at oakton park medical center including abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Sports Injuries And Work Injuries
Wide array of service offered, including physician-performed musculoskeletal ultrasound and therapeutic injection. we work in conjunction.
Skin is the largest organ of the human body and can give away clues to our inner well-being and health. Not only do our Skokie dermatology physicians do diagnostic work in order to figure out the issues underlaying your dermatological problems, but also administer treatment for certain conditions via an array of procedures such as abscess or sebaceous cyst incision and drainage, shave skin biopsies, and treatments for wounds that you have. Your body is quick to let you know when its in trouble so be sure to listen! Call us today to find out more about our dermatology services.
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