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Centegra to provide education during American Diabetes Month

In November, get ready for American Diabetes Month with a special lecture and food tasting. Those who test their blood sugars are invited to attend “Manage Your Blood Sugars to Enjoy the Sweet Life” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin read more

Joint replacement information session

Those suffering from chronic hip or knee pain could be candidates for joint replacement surgery. Join Dr. Warren Jablonsky, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Centegra Physician Care-McHenry County Orthopedics, along with a certified physical therapist from Centegra Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Clinics, as they discuss knee and hip procedure options read more

Centegra to offer help for those with structural heart disease

Elizabeth Retzer, M.D.

Know someone experiencing migraine headaches, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, rapid weight gain, dizziness, fainting or even had a stroke? Those could be signs of structural heart disease and a person might not know he has it. Learn more about the disease at a free Centegra Health System physician lecture, read more

Centegra offers education program to train surgery nurses

Nationwide, operating rooms are experiencing shortages of surgical nursing expertise, which is why Centegra has introduced Periop 101, a surgical nursing education program. The program was developed by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and it provides the experiences and resources needed to be a successful read more

Centegra Physician Care to welcome McHenry County Orthopaedics

Centegra Physician Care will welcome McHenry County Orthopaedics, S.C. (MCO) to its employed physician practice effective Oct. 1. “The physicians of McHenry County Orthopaedics have demonstrated their confidence in Centegra’s forward-thinking approach to health care by choosing to partner with us,” said Jason Sciarro, president and chief operating officer of Centegra read more

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