Three Primary-Care Physicians Join the Team at Loyola in Homer Glen
MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System has expanded its care in Homer Glen and surrounding communities by offering a full spectrum of primary-care services for all ages at the Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen.
“This was something the community was asking for and we are excited to expand our medical care to the community by offering this service for adults, kids and families,” said William Seliga, director of the Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen. “We now offer the full gamut of medical care from medical specialists to imaging and laboratory services to immediate care and now primary care.
Doctors Sara Doss, Kevin Polsley and Emily Tuerk will be joining the team at Homer Glen.
Doss earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed her residency training in adult internal medicine and pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center. Her medical interests include comprehensive primary care, transitional medicine from childhood to adulthood, youth and young adults with special needs and infant care.
“I am excited to care for people of all ages in Homer Glen and the surrounding communities,” Doss said. “It’s wonderful to be a part of a great organization like Loyola and bring new options for primary care to the area.”
Polsley earned his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed his residency training in adult internal medicine and pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center.
“It’s a privilege to care for people of all ages and from all walks of life. I have a passion for learning and know that every patient has something to teach me. It doesn’t matter if they are 2 or 102,” Polsley said.
His medical interests include preventive medicine, adolescent medicine, caring for the whole family and diabetes care.
Tuerk earned her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in adult internal medicine and pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center where she also served as chief resident in the Department of Medicine for a year. Her medical interests include women’s health, preventive medicine, adolescents, well-baby care and youth with special health-care needs.
“I’m eager to start serving the families of Homer Glen. I look forward to developing long-lasting relationships with my patients while providing the most up-to-date medical care.”
In addition to clinical care, Doss, Polsley and Tuerk are assistant professors in the departments of medicine and pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
Primary-care appointment hours at Homer Glen are:
Mondays and Fridays: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Most Saturdays: 8 a.m. – noon
To schedule an appointment with a Loyola physician, call toll-free at (888) LUHS-888 or visit www.loyolamedicine.org.
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Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus, Loyola University Hospital, is a 569-licensed-bed facility. It houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children’s Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 264-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.