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Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership.

WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic located in Aurora and surrounding suburbs in Illinois has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and longā€term, participative relationships. 

The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as the sum of episodic office visits.

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Parag Merai, M.D.

"I believe in building a strong partnership with my patients and their families based on trust, compassion, and communication. Each patient I work with is unique, and I strive to treat them as I would want to be treated."


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Department:Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Special Interests:Obsessive compulsive disorder, ADHD, anxiety disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Office Locations:West Downer Place - 630-906-5120
Undergraduate Education:University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 2001
Graduate Education:University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 2005
Residency:University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Fellowship:University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 2010
Board Certified:Psychiatry 2010;
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2011
Hospital Affiliation:Presence Mercy
Joined Dreyer:2011
Personal Profile:Dr. Merai was born in Chicago, and in his free time enjoys traveling, the outdoors, hiking, and biking.

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