Centegra Health System’s nationally recognized breast health program recognizes the importance of early detection and urges women to stay ahead of breast cancer.
Centegra continues to sponsor Mammo Monday events and its U+2 program throughout McHenry County during April.Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event on their own or
Vascular disease is among the leading causes of death in the United States, yet is generally asymptomatic until a catastrophic event occurs, such as a stroke or aneurysm rupture. Although preventive screening is available, millions of Americans at risk for stroke or death from vascular disorders remain unaware of their
Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has named Centegra Health System a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner in patient satisfaction for inpatient behavioral health. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction, employee engagement, physician engagement or clinical quality.
Centegra Health System will offer free screenings for oral, head and neck cancer from 9 to noon Saturday, April 12 at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center, 4305 Medical Center Drive in McHenry. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by calling 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).
During the screenings, Mobeen Shirazi, M.D., otolaryngologist
A promotion that Centegra Health System developed in recognition of November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month has provided 336 community members free screenings to detect lung cancer and other related illnesses. Of these screenings, 146 people received a diagnosis or were asked to return for more imaging in the future because of
Dr. Scott Spengel has joined Centegra Physician Care as a chiropractor and will be a member of the Centegra Health System team.
Spengel’s practice is relocating just a five-minute drive from his current office. The new location will be the Centegra Health Center-Northern McHenry, 2507 N. Richmond Road, next to the
To recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Centegra Health System and the Get Checked! Program will offer free fecal occult blood test kits to the community. These kits help doctors detect small amounts of blood in the stool as a way to screen for colorectal cancers.
Excluding skin cancers, colorectal
On March 3, Centegra Health System opened Centegra Health Center–Northern McHenry, at 2507 N. Richmond Road. The new location increases access and provides convenient medical services for those in McHenry and surrounding communities.
The new location includes Centegra Immediate Care open 365 days a year to handle non-emergent health care needs.
Dr. Zachary Sikora, a psychologist with Centegra Physician Care, has earned additional certification in integrated behavioral health and primary care from the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work. Sikora is a licensed clinical psychologist who offers individual therapy, family therapy and psychological testing to children, adolescents and adults.
Centegra Health System welcomes four doctors to Centegra Physician Care in the areas of family medicine, cardiology and general surgery.
Dr. Baby Than is a board-certified family medicine physician with Centegra Physician Care. Than received her doctorate of medicine from the Institute of Medicine in Myanmar and completed her family medicine