Ever Ready in the Saint Anthony Hospital Emergency Room

Ever Ready in the Saint Anthony Hospital Emergency Room


Chicago, IL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–October 21, 2004–In the recent months at the Saint Anthony Hospital Emergency Room, many new faces have joined the regular staff. Saint Anthony Hospital, located at 2875 West 19th Street, Chicago, welcomes ten new physicians who come from medical schools across the country. The Department of Emergency Medicine is under the leadership of Nancy Badrov, MD, Medical Director and Julio Silva, MD, Executive Director. Dr. Silva is also the Associate Clinical Chairman of the Emergency Department at Rush University Medical Center.

“We value the dedication and support we see everyday from our new physicians and staff. All of these physicians are ER residency trained and share the same insight on healthcare and patient satisfaction. Our partnerships with the respected Medical schools and hospitals, allow us to bring in highly qualified physicians, explained “, Kathleen K. DeVine, President and CEO, Saint Anthony Hospital.

Saint Anthony Hospital welcomes the following physicians to the ER, Nancy Badrov, MD, Julio Silva, MD, Reggie Thomas, MD and Dorian Woods, MD, from University of Illinois at Chicago. Daniel Belmont, MD, Chicago Medical School, while Thomas Eiseman, MD, and Elizabeth Neale, MD, both are from Rush Medical College in Chicago. Abhilasha Jones, MD, State University New York at Buffalo, Joseph Lachica, MD, Southern Illinois University and Sarah Margulies, MD, Saint George University in Grenada.

“ For many years, Saint Anthony Hospital has been providing bilingual-bicultural services to its patients. This community relies on our ER to treat all their healthcare needs no matter how minor or serious. The addition of our new ER group allows us to provide the best, safe and reliable care”, added Sandy Gehl, Emergency Room Director, Saint Anthony Hospital.

Complimenting the new ER physicians are the highly qualified nurses, midwives and staff, many of whom have been associated with Saint Anthony Hospital for decades. Loyalty and personable touch is the signature mark of the Saint Anthony Hospital emergency department. The ER sees thousands of patients each year, as it is the primary location for the community to utilize daily, from many health problems such as colds, flu, injury, infection, asthma, etc.

Through leadership and commitment, the hospital invests its time and resources on the safety, accessibility and security of its patients. Saint Anthony Hospital welcomes the physicians to the staff and takes pride in the family oriented care that the community expects.

For media inquiries, contact Jane Canepa/Rozana Audisho at The Eventors, Inc. (312) 944-6667 or Veronica Venturini, Director, Community Relations, Saint Anthony Hospital, (773) 484-4395. Visit http://www.saintanthonyhospital.org

Editor’s Note: Saint Anthony Hospital is spelled out and not abbreviated. Saint Anthony Hospital is located at 2875 West 19th Street in Chicago.

For over 100 years, physicians and staff of Saint Anthony Hospital have provided medical care, social services, and community outreach programs to Chicago’s underserved communities of Pilsen and Little Village. Today, Saint Anthony Hospital is known for its partnerships providing a full continuum of care from prevention and outreach to subspecialty services, to meet the needs of the community. Saint Anthony Hospital is the only Chicago area member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Saint Anthony Hospital is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system with more than 100,000 associates serving in 67 acute care hospitals and dozens of related facilities in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Consistent with its mission to serve all people with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable, Ascension Health provides clinically excellent care with an emphasis on innovation and a focus on transforming the healthcare industry.

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The Eventors, Inc.

Jane Canepa/Rozana Audisho



Director, Community Relations, Saint Anthony Hospital

Veronica Venturini 773/484-4395

Ever Ready in the Saint Anthony Hospital Emergency Room