The New Women’s Health Center at Weiss
A Message from Women’s Health Medical Director, Patricia M. Boatwright, M.D.
2020 will mark a new beginning for women’s medicine at Weiss Memorial Hospital.
The new beginning will commence with an interim renovation of the existing center and culminate with the development of a new center on campus. In addition to the physical expansion, there will be an innovative and more comprehensive approach to rendering gynecological and other female health services for the care of women in our community and beyond.
Our first goal will include integration of the old with the new; the merging of the western and eastern philosophical approach to the care of women, and the hands-on approach with advanced imaging tools for diagnosis. The new center’s approach is to listen to the patient, examine the patient, and formulate a differential diagnosis and treatment plan. The comprehensive approach will be addressed by a dedicated team of medical care providers. The key aspect of this approach is including the patient as a primary member of the team. Equally important, is the education for the patient on the pathophysiology and remedy of their health concern. Treatment plans will not only address the acute, subacute, or chronic concerns but will also focus on preventive medicine recommendations.
The second major goal of the new women’s center is enhancing patient convenience to encourage timely addressing of medical concerns. Availability of appointment times and an all-encompassing physical site will be priorities. The center will be available every day (except Sundays) for acute concerns and will be able to accommodate subacute and chronic condition appointments within 48 to 72 hours. The new center will offer most of the diagnostic studies right on campus. There will be broader acceptance of insurance plans, too. All this and more will be coming in 2020 and 2021.
We appreciate your patience and look forward to continued communication to keep you updated on all that is coming here at Weiss Memorial Hospital.
Women’s Health Center
4646 N. Marine Drive, Ste A-3300
Chicago, IL 60640
Patricia M. Boatwright, M.D., Medical Director
Learn more about the appointment of Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright as Medical Director of Women’s Health at Weiss.
Azra Sadikovic, M.D.
Valentin Tureanu, M.D.