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Centegra surgeon among first in nation to insert weight-loss balloon

WOODSTOCK – On Friday, Aug. 28 a Centegra Physician Care surgeon became one of the first in North America to place an Orbera weight-loss balloon in the stomach of a patient. Dr. Amir Heydari completed the minimally invasive procedure at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock to help 54-year-old Amy Hermes of Elmhurst, Ill. read more

Centegra continues program to fight childhood obesity

New session of Centegra Kids in Motion program to start Sept. 8 HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will begin another session of the Centegra Kids in Motion program in September. This eight-week class is designed to help children and their families tackle unhealthy lifestyle habits through multiple wellness programs. “Childhood and teen read more

Centegra to offer life-saving screening packages in September

McHENRY — Staying active helps individuals maintain their overall health and wellness. Centegra’s health screenings add additional security to help community members stay ahead of illnesses and disease. From finding high cholesterol and diabetes to detecting risk for stroke, heart disease and other life-threatening diseases, community members can learn about their read more

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Centegra’s hospitals among best

Crystal Lake, Ill. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock among the top 20 hospitals in Illinois. The magazine’s “Best Hospitals” report took into account data including patient survival rates, adverse events, patient experience, nurse staffing levels as well as other measures. Centegra Hospital-McHenry was read more

Centegra Physician Care welcomes Zaidi

Centegra Physician Care welcomes interventional cardiologist Dr. Asim Zaidi to its cardiology practice.Zaidi received his medical degree from St. George’s, University of London and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He completed fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.Zaidi will read more

Centegra to offer busy parents’ guide to healthy kids

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The school year is just around the corner, igniting a countdown to hectic family schedules. Parents want to keep their children healthy, especially during this chaotic time of year. Families can arm themselves with strategies and enjoy a food tasting free, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at read more

Centegra, Huntley Schools Partner for Innovative Programs

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Centegra, D158 to provide High School Residency Program, Sports Training Services Huntley Community School District 158 voted Thursday to approve a partnership with Centegra Health System that will bring a new High School Residency Program and enhanced sports care services to the district’s students. The High School Residency Program will educate students who read more

Inpatient Behavioral Health Relocates to Doty Road hospital

Newly constructed unit improves region’s access to mental health care WOODSTOCK — Centegra Health System has relocated inpatient behavioral health services to a newly constructed larger unit at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, 3701 Doty Road. The unit relocated Thursday from its former location on South Street in Woodstock during a four-hour move that read more