|Dreyer Welcomes Concussion Expert to Sports Medicine|
Aurora, Ill – Marc P. Hilgers, MD, PhD, FAAFP, has joined the orthopaedics team at Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic as a sports medicine physician and the Associate Director of Sports Medicine. His special interests include concussions, sports medicine, performance enhancement, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.
The American Journal of Sports Medicine recently reported that the rate of concussions in U.S. high school athletes more than doubled between 2005 and 2012. Advocate Dreyer is thrilled to bring an expert to the Fox Valley area to serve local athletes and ensure safe return to sports.
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."
Accepting New Patients
|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|
|Personal Profile:||Dr. Merai was born in Chicago, and in his free time enjoys traveling, the outdoors, hiking, and biking.|