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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.

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Richard L. Kersch, M.D.

"I believe in providing each patient with high quality, individualized care. I am accessible to my patients and treat them with the dignity and respect that they deserve."


Accepting New Patients
Department:Otolaryngology (Ear,Nose,& Throat)
Special Interests:Pediatric Otolaryngology, Sinus Problems, Head and Neck Masses, Facial Skin Cancer
Office Locations:Highland - 630-264-8560
Rush-Copley Campus - 630-264-8560
Office Hours:Saturday Hours Available
Undergraduate Education:Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, B.S. Biology 1983, M.S. Toxicology, 1983
Graduate Education:Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1987
Residency:General Surgery/University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois;
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery/Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1992
Board Certified:Otolaryngology 1993
Hospital Affiliation:Presence Mercy, Rush-Copley
Joined Dreyer:1992
Personal Profile:Dr. Kersch lives in Aurora with his wife, son, and daughter. He enjoys travel and is an avid scuba diver and cyclist.

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