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  • 2014


    Eighteen new physicians welcomes to medical staff

    DOWNERS GROVE – Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital welcomed new medical staff members.


    Heather Cushing, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist who has offices in Wheaton and Carol Stream. She attended medical school at Loyola University Medical Center and completed her residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.


    Jay Dalal, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist who has offices in Hinsdale and Bolingbrook. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and completed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dalal completed his fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center.


    Scott Geraghty, MD, is a radiologist specializing in neurointerventional radiology with offices in Oak Lawn, Park Ridge and Chicago. He attended medical school at the University of Colorado and completed his internship at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. Geraghty completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Virginia Health System.


    Thomas Grobelny, MD, is a radiologist specializing in neurointerventional radiology and has offices in Oak Lawn, Park Ridge and Chicago. He attended medical school at Akademia Medyzna W Wroclawiu and completed his residency at Harlem Hospital Center. His fellowships were completed at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


    Barbra Hanna, DO, practices obstetrics and gynecology and has an office in Wheaton. She attended medical School at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences and completed her residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


    Silpa Katta, MD, practices physical medicine and rehabilitation and has an office in Oak Brook Terrace. She attended medical school at Rush University and completed her residency at the University of Cincinnati.


    Michael Kurzer, MD, is a pediatrician who practices in Downers Grove. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his residency at the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital.


    Andelka LoSavio, MD, is a gastroenterologist with offices in Winfield, Naperville, Lisle, Hinsdale and Chicago. She attended medical school at Washington University Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals. She completed her fellowship at the University of Chicago.


    Patricia Madej, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist who has offices in Hinsdale and Bolingbrook. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


    Samer Najjar, MD, is a vascular surgeon who has offices in Arlington Heights and Naperville. Najjar attended medical school at George Washington University and completed his residency at New England Medical Center Hospitals, Medical College of Virginia and VA Boston Healthcare System-West Roxbury. He completed his fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School.


    Thomas Painter, MD, is a vascular surgeon practicing at an office in Arlington Heights. He attended medical school at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he also completed his fellowship. 


    Kristia Patsavas, MD, practices obstetrics and gynecology and has an office in Park Ridge. She attended medical school at Rush University, where she also completed her residency.


    Elyse Schneiderman, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist who has offices in Hinsdale and Bolingbrook. She attended medical school at Loyola Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed her residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. Schneiderman completed her fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School.


    Eduardo Smith Singares, MD, is a trauma surgeon who has offices in Chicago, Oak Lawn and Park Ridge. He attended medical school at the University of Panama School of Medicine and completed his residencies at The University of Panama School of Medicine, Hospital Regional Rafael Hernandez, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He completed his fellowship at State University of New York- Stony Brook.


    Robert Nicholas Staab, MD, is a pediatrician with an office in Downers Grove. He attended medical school at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center.


    Donald Sweet, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist who has offices in Hinsdale and Bolingbrook. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his internship at Milwaukee County General Hospital. His residency and fellowship were both completed at the University of Chicago Hospitals.


    Rachel Vinson, MD, is a pediatrician with offices in Barrington and Chicago. She attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Duke University Medical Center.


    Mohammed Yousuf, MD, practices family medicine with a specialty in geriatric medicine and has an office in La Grange. He attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean and completed his residency at Rush Copley Medical Center. He completed his fellowship at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.


    Kangni Zong, MD, practices internal medicine and has an office in Bolingbrook. She attended medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed her residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.