|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.
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|
|Personal Profile:||Dr. Kersch lives in Aurora with his wife, son, and daughter. He enjoys travel and is an avid scuba diver and cyclist.|