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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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Dreyer Welcomes Three New Physicians

Friday, 24 September 2010 13:49
Silpa Katta, M.D., Physiatrist, has joined Dreyer Medical Clinic, and is seeing patients at the new Dreyer Center for Pain Management at the Clinic’s Highland location.  Dr. Katta received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut in 2002.  She then earned a medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois in 2006.  She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2010.  Dr. Katta is board eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and she is certified in medical acupuncture through Helms Medical Institute in Berkeley, California.  She is a member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

Fatema Photowala, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at Dreyer Medical Clinic, and is seeing patients at the Clinic’s Highland location.  Dr. Photowala received her medical degree from the University of Pune Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Medical College in Pune, India in 2000.  She completed a residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois in 2007.  She also received a Master of Public Health from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois in 2007.  Dr. Photowala completed her fellowship at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2010 in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.  She has hospital privileges with Provena Mercy Medical Center and Rush-Copley Medical Center.  She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Adam D. Stein M.D., has joined the Department of Endocrinology at Dreyer Medical Clinic, and is seeing patients at the Clinic’s Oswego and West Aurora locations.  Dr. Stein received his medical degree from the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England in 2003.  He completed an internship and residency in 2008 with Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He then completed a fellowship in endocrinology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2010.  Dr. Stein is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in endocrinology.  He has hospital privileges with Provena Mercy Medical Center and Rush-Copley Medical Center.  He is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association.  Dr. Stein offers evening and weekend hours.