2020 Guide to Private Practice Physicians, Clinics & Medical Services

Our area has a strong presence of accomplished health care providers. Learn more about their medical expertise, along with the unique advantages they provide to their patients.

Our area has a strong number of accomplished health care providers who are dedicated to their independent practices. This Private Practice Physicians, Clinics & Medical Services Guide highlights their medical expertise, along with the unique advantages they provide to their patients.

Independent medical practices position physicians to freely pursue approaches to delivering health care to their patients. Equally important, these physicians make their homes in the region in which we all live. They have laid down roots here so that they can enjoy long-term relationships with their patients. Within this section, you’ll find a variety of medical practitioners representing a wide range of skills and medical expertise.

On a more everyday level, we’ve found locally owned businesses that can outfit you with the right medical equipment you may need at home.

As you read through this section, you’ll appreciate the meaning behind the independent status of these practices. They truly have a passion for providing excellent, compassionate health care services to their patients.

And, as an informed health care consumer, you can make a more educated choice when it comes to determining the best health care provider for you and your family.

Fox Valley Orthopedics has added six new physicians, including (top left) Dr. Vincent Cannestra and Dr. Michael Kogan; (bottom left) Dr. Anthony Savino, Dr. James Seeds and Dr. Joshua Alpert; (not pictured) Dr. Lauren Matteini.

Fox Valley Orthopedics

Despite the ongoing pandemic, Fox Valley Orthopedics (FVO) has recently expanded its practice to meet a growing community need for orthopedic specialists. FVO recently added six new orthopedic surgeons, formerly with Midwest Bone and Joint Institute, including sports medicine surgeons Dr. Michael Kogan, Dr. James Seeds and Dr. Joshua Alpert; joint surgeon Dr. Vincent Cannestra; and spine surgeons Dr. Anthony Savino and Dr. Lauren Matteini.

Chicagoland residents can take advantage of expanded orthopedic specialties and services in Algonquin, Barrington, Elgin and Geneva. FVO offers a state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center, MRI and X-ray, OrthoFirst – an immediate care walk-in orthopedic clinic – in addition to care in a variety of specialties including joint replacement, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spine, sports medicine and pain management.

All FVO surgeons are fellowship-trained and have received additional training in their specific area of expertise.
FVO is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and provides complete outpatient orthopedic care. Visit fvortho.com or call (630) 584-1400 for more information about OrthoFirst and Fox Valley Orthopedics.

Dr. Frank Madda, Dr. Andrea Martin, Dr. Franklin Lew, Dr. Landon Pryor

Transformations Plastic Surgery & Med Spa

Transformations Plastic Surgery & Med Spa is the premier, private-practice plastic surgery group in northern Illinois. It provides exceptional, comprehensive patient care and delivers top-quality, dramatic and long-lasting results by actively listening to patients’ unique desires and properly addressing their areas of concern.

Founded by triple-fellowship trained and board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Landon Pryor, MD, FACS, Transformations’ primary location in Rockford has been serving the community for over seven years. In addition, it has recently expanded into the greater Chicagoland area.

The plastic surgeons have trained at renowned institutions across the United States, including NYU, Stritch, and Mizzou, and they possess over 50 years’ worth of combined experience in cosmetic and reconstructive face, breast and body procedures.

Transformations also proudly boasts a state-of-the-art private luxury clinic offering modern, non-surgical treatments led by Susie Artale-Fritz, APN-BC, MSN, RN and her team of highly skilled, licensed aestheticians.

Close to home and known for treating patients like family, Transformations is the best solution for those seeking to not only enhance and maintain their physical appearance, but to improve the quality of their lives. Make a positive change toward a better tomorrow, today.

Discover more about Transformations’ services by visiting Dr.Pryor.com or calling (815) 977-4403.

Dr. Patrick McEneaney, owner and CEO of Northern Illinois Foot and Ankle Specialists

Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists

Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists is a 16-doctor practice with 10 locations. It opened in 2009. Owner and CEO Dr. Patrick McEneaney is double board-certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery in both forefoot & rearfoot/ankle and is a fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons. Dr. McEneaney is also currently president of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association and lectures across the country on foot and ankle topics. He’s been Scientific Co-chair for several years for the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association Annual Conference and trains podiatric surgery residents from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

The physicians at Northern Illinois Foot and Ankle Specialists provide exceptional care with expertise in the field of foot and ankle medicine and surgery. They use a team approach in diagnosing and treating complex pediatric and adult foot and ankle conditions, providing patients with the latest in treatment options to maximize outcomes.

McEneaney is Medical Director and Principal Investigator of the Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists’ Center for Research & Clinical Trials. He also has numerous literature publications present in several journals and is a consultant for several medical device companies with responsibilities including surgical implant and instrument design, medical education, lab proctoring and publishing. His professional interests involve advanced reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. His specialties involve flatfoot reconstruction, post-traumatic injury management, deformity correction and wound care/limb salvage.

The team at Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists is particularly skilled in diabetic foot examinations, injections/medications, sports medicine, bracing, casting, wound care, blood flow studies, cold laser therapy, skin biopsies, bracing, casting, orthotics and more.

Patrick McEnaney started his career working within a podiatric office. The owner decided to retire and sold the company to McEnaney. Since then, Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists has been growing its practice across the north Chicagoland area.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

After only one year in McHenry, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute is already adding doctors to its McHenry office location at 406 Front Street. The busy orthopedic practice offers the local community some of the most highly trained specialists in spinal surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hand and upper extremity microvascular surgery, and foot and ankle surgery all right here at home.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute provides patients convenient and advanced orthopedic care in surrounding counties, as well. With three offices in McHenry county alone, IBJI is a leader in orthopedic health care.

Gregory Brebach, MD, one of the senior partners of LCOA in Barrington, a division of Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, says, “Dr. Schneider and I are looking forward to bringing spine surgery and pain management specialties to the McHenry location. Doctors Basran, Gent, Jasonowicz and Patel have done a phenomenal job growing the McHenry location, and we are proud to be a part of such an excellent team.”

Doctors serving the McHenry location include Gregory Brebach, MD, Harpreet Basran, MD, Justin Gent, MD, Steven Jasonowicz, DPM, Priyesh Patel, MD, and David Schneider, DO.

-Orthopedic Surgery
-Physical & Occupational Therapy
-Sports Medicine
-Spinal Surgery
-Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
-Wrist & Hand Surgery
-Joint Replacement Surgery

Back Row: Syed Ahmed M.D, Charles J. Sweeney, M.D., John C. Maynard, M.D., Mashood Ahmad, M.D., Krishna Sankaran, M. D., Stephanie Gile, APN, Front Row: Lilia Avila RN, BSN, Joanna Niemiec, M.D., Charlene Murdakes, M.D., Michael Robertson, M.D., James Stim, M.D., Bindu Pavithran, M.D., Kathi Capriola, MS, APN (Not Pictured: Yvonne M. Schoonover, MS, APN, and Jessical Weiland, APN)

Rockford Nephrology

Nephrology is the study of the kidneys and related diseases, including hypertension. At Rockford Nephrology Associates (RNA), the goal of the medical staff is to serve nephrology patients with quality care and continuing education.

The staff includes 10 board-certified nephrologists and five nurse practitioners, all working exclusively in nephrology. In addition to a main office on Roxbury Road, RNA provides outpatient appointments at several convenient satellite locations, and visits inpatients at 11 area hospitals.

Comprehensive care is available, including consultations and follow-up visits, blood pressure monitoring, kidney disease education and dialysis services. Additionally, the physicians may diagnose and manage hypertension, kidney disease and situations that could lead to disease. Interventional nephrologists serve dialysis patients in an outpatient setting to ensure the best possible care.

With a goal to empower patients to learn about kidney disease, RNA offers free kidney education classes aimed specifically at patients diagnosed with Stage 3, Stage 4 and Stage 5 chronic kidney disease. Classes are held at the Rockford main office as well as in Beloit and cover everything patients need to know about disease progression and healthy lifestyles.

RNA cares for your kidneys. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (815) 227-8300.

Dr. Vikram Khanna with Certified Physician Assistants: (Left to Right) Marianne Rao, Mallory Jones, Jenna Raju.

Dermatology Specialists of Illinois

For over two decades, Dr. Vikram “Vic” Khanna has provided area residents with state-of-the-art dermatology care. Dr. Khanna and his staff are excited to announce in addition to their locations in Algonquin and Woodstock, a third location in Barrington is set to open in December.

Dr. Khanna’s exceptional credentials as a skilled dermatologic surgeon, backed up by a caring and professional team of supportive staff, are why Dermatology Specialists of Illinois is a leader in the industry.

Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University is where Dr. Khanna discovered his love for dermatology. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Emory University Graduate School of Medicine and a residency in dermatology at Case Western Reserve University, one of the top institutions in the country for dermatology.

In addition to a large referral base from other physicians, patients give Dr. Khanna and his staff high marks.

The practice services patients of all ages. In addition to general dermatology conditions, including cyst, lipoma, mole, and skin cancer surgeries, the practice offers spa services that include a broad range of cosmetic dermatology treatments. They include Botox, injectable fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal, CoolSculpting, miraDry, EmSculpt, IPL Photofacials, and CO2 Laser Resurfacing.

Dr. Khanna says, “We are committed to making Dermatology Specialists of Illinois a place where patients know they will be cared for in a warm and compassionate setting. They are the cornerstone of our growth and why we continue to grow our practice and offer options for innovative solutions in dermatology.”

Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic

At Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic, experts help to alleviate pain and suffering by using a wide variety of comfortable chiropractic care techniques and supplemental health care options. The doctors and staff have been carefully hand selected for their extensive Palmer college education, abilities and compassionate manner. Their goal is to facilitate healing in a caring and friendly environment while utilizing a common sense approach in arriving at your diagnosis, educating you about your condition, and providing you with practical advice and customized care.

Dan Strelcheck Sr. began the practice more than 60 years ago, and today, his son Dr. Daniel Strelcheck Jr. with partner Dr. Peter Norton continues the legacy of expanding the scope of patient services. Some of these include therapeutic massage, clinical nutrition, physical therapy and therapeutic exercise.

The staff takes pride in treating patients using a “no gimmicks” approach to alleviate pain and restore good health. Only advanced, manual spinal correction techniques are implemented. These techniques are the most-recognized corrective methods to treat conditions caused by subluxations of the spine.

To learn more, visit strelcheckchiro.com or call (815) 459-3860.