Our Doctors in Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows have been serving the basic care needs of patients and their families in the northwest suburbs for over many years
Thomas Bleasdale M.D.
Dr. Thomas Bleasdale graduated from Rush Medical College in 1998. After completing his residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in 2001, he served as Chief Resident for the department of Internal Medicine in 2002. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Bleasdale’s interests include preventative medicine and patient education. He currently resides with his family in Arlington Heights.
Jong Ho Ham M.D.
Dr. Jong Ho Ham graduated from the University of Illinois Medical School and completed his residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital. He is fluent in both English and Korean. Dr. Jong Ho Ham is board certified in Internal Medicine
Theodore Morrison Homa MD CMD
Dr. Theodore Morrison Homa is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. His post-graduate training in Internal Medicine was at the University of Connecticut. He is board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a Certified Medical Director in long term care. He has been practicing since 1977 in Internal Medicine, geriatrics and long term care. As such, he is one of the group’s physicians treating patients in skilled care nursing facilities as well as outpatients in a campus-based clinic on the grounds of the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. Dr. Theodore Morrison Homa is dedicated to carefully listening to patients and their families in order to provide the highest level of care and satisfaction.
Steven Kim M.D.
Dr. Steven Kim grew up in the northwest suburbs and has been serving the same community since he finished his training. He did his undergraduate work at Stanford University in California. He graduated from medical school and completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Steven Kim is interested in geriatrics, and goes to several extended-care facilities in the area. Dr. Steven Kim and his wife enjoy traveling.
Andrew Krock M.D.
Dr. Andrew Krock graduated from the Honors Program In Medicine at Northwestern University in 1984 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in 1987. Dr. Andrew Krock is board certified in Internal Medicine and holds a fellowship in the American College of Physicians. A life-long resident of Arlington Heights, he is married and has 3 children.
Denise E. Rouse PA-C
Denise E. Rouse was a National Merit Scholar at Northwestern University from which she graduated with a BA degree in mathematics. Denise E. Rouse graduated from Midwestern University with a Masters of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Denise E. Rouse is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area and resides in the northwest suburbs with her husband and daughters.
Ghanshyam Shah M.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Ghanshyam Shah graduated from the University of Illinois Medical School in 1995 and went on to complete his residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago medical center in 1998. Dr. Ghanshyam Shah is board certified in Internal Medicine, is married and resides with his family in the northwest suburbs.
Hetal Shah M.D.
Dr. Hetal Shah graduated from NHL Medical College, India, and completed her Internal Medicine residency training at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Hetal Shah is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Hetal Shah has practiced Internal Medicine in the northwest suburbs since completing her training and currently resides with her family in the area.
Dr. Hetal Shah is also certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
Catherine Wood M.D.
Dr. Catherine Wood was born in St. Louis, MO and was raised in Dayton, OH. Dr. Wood attended medical school at Rush Medical College. After completing her residency in Internal Medicine at Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Catherine Wood has practiced in the northwest suburbs since 2007. Dr. Wood and her family reside in the Arlington Heights community. Her medical focus is on preventative medicine and patient education. Dr. Wood is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Leo Kanev MD CMD
Dr. Leo Kanev graduated from Rush Medical College in 1998. He completed Family Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital in 2001 and has been in solo practice in Buffalo Grove until September of 2012 when he joined Northwest Suburban Physicians. Besides seeing patients in 800 Oakton office, Dr. Kanev is able to visit patients in their homes if the need arises. His other interests include advanced direction of rehabilitation services after hospitalization and care of medically complex patients outside hospital environment. Dr. Kanev lives with his family in Evanston. He is working hard to continue improving his tennis game.
Madhukar Damera M.D.
Dr. Madhukar Damera graduated from MR Medical College, India in 2000. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee in 2004 and subsequently worked in the Elgin area primarily as a hospitalist but also as a primary care physician until 2012. He is now our hospital based physician. He lives in Arlington Heights.
Debbie Stamm APN-BC Debbie Stamm graduate Cum Laude with a bachelor of science degree in Nursing in 2003 from Valparaiso University. After working at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and at the Lutheran General Hospital as an RN she pursued a masters of science in nursing. She graduated magna Cum Laude from Loyola University in 2010. She is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practioner and joined NW suburban Physicians in January 2013. She resides in the northwest suburbs with her husband and sons.
Ashley Mores PA-C
Ashley Mores graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University. Upon graduation she completed a one year Physician Assistant Residency in Emergency Medicine from John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Margarita G. Valdecantos, M.D.
Dr. Margarita G. Valdecantos received her medical degree from UERM in the Philippines and completed her residency at the United Hospital Center in West Virginia. Dr. Valdecantos is board certified in Family Medicine and her professional experience include attending to patients of all ages in both inpatient and outpatient setting.
Shirley Stilson M.D..
Dr. Shirley Stilson graduated from Mahe University in India in 2000. She then completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Christ Hospital in 2003. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has experience in both inpatient and outpatient medicine. She has joined Dr. Damera as our hospital medicine specialist. Dr. Stilson is married with two young girls.