Physicians

Pushpa Giri, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • MBBS, 1979, Gujarat University, India
  • MPH, 1986, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • MD, Preventive & Social Medicine, 1990, Gujarat University, India
  • Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago 1995
  • Board Certification, 1997. Recertified Internal Medicine, 2005

Medical Interest

I provide care for almost all conditions, where no major surgery is required. This includes treatment of chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, thyroid and gastrointestinal diseases.

Personal Interest & Hobbies

I want to be able to help people in times of distress. I come from a family of physicians.

 

Lynn Grabher, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, BS Biology, 1980
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale-Springfield, MD 1983
  • Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL Internal Medicine Residency 1986
  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine 1986

Medical Interests

Preventive Care

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

Illini fan, Marching Illini Alumni Band, Travel, reading. Son is U of I graduate, daughter attending Illinois State University. LGBT Ally

 

Japhia Jayasingh, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, BS 1987
  • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, MBBS, 1992

 

 

Milorad Ketchens, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • BS, Loyola University of Chicago
  • MD, Southern Illinois School of Medicine
  • General Medicine Residency at Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center/Evanston Hospital

Personal Interests and Hobbies

  • Served in the Army Reserve as a Flight Surgeon and called to active duty during the first Persian Gulf War.
  • Served as a 1st Aviation Training Brigade Flight Surgeon and as a Flight Surgeon for the Department of Evaluation and Standardization.
  • Member of the National Medical Association.
  • Active in Civil Rights organizations such as SCLC and Operation PUSH.
  • Member of the University of Illinois Black Faculty/AP Alliance.

 

Anne McKusick, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • Tufts University, Medford MA, Community Health/Education, 1981
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore MD, 1988
  • Board Certified, Family Practice, 1991, 1997, 2004

Medical Interest

Women’s health, Dermatology

Personal Interest & Hobbies

Hanging with my Family, hiking, sailing, skiing and reading.

 

Grace Park, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, BS, 2000
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, MD, 2004
  • Carle Foundation Hospital/UIUC Residency, 2008

Medical Interests

Preventative Medicine, Health Education, Urgent Care

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

Travel, running, gardening, and orphan care awareness.

 

Joyce Rhee, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign BS, 1991
  • University of Vermont M.D., 2001

Medical Interests

Preventive care, general medicine.

 

John Schmale, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • BS, Wheaton College, 1959
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1963
  • Internal Medicine Residency at Illinois Research and Educational Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1965
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 1972
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology, 1972
  • Board Certified in Hematology, 1973

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

  • Antique Auto Restoration
  • Civil War History
  • Music

 

Brin Schuler, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, 1996
  • University of Connecticut, Farmington CT, MD, 2000
  • Board Certified in Family Practice, 2003

Medical Interests

ADHD, minor surgical procedures.

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

LGBT Ally

 

David Smith, MD
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • The Catholic University of America, BS, Biology, 1979
  • The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, MD, 1983
  • Transitional Internship, Emanuel Hospital, Portland OR, 1984

Medical Interests

I've worked at McKinley since 1989 and as an emergency room physician in surrounding critical access hospitals for 20 years.

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

Three of my children are in graduate or undergraduate school. I enjoy landscaping as a hobby and art form.

 

Gretchen Sperka, DO
Physician

Education/Training and Certification

  • Ohio University Heritage College Osteopathic Medicine, DO, 2000
  • Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, BA, 1990
  • University of Illinois Internal Medicine, Residency, 2003
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003

Medical Interests

Diabetes, Asthma, and other chronic conditions

Personal Interests/Hobbies/Affiliations

Hiking, Travel, Reading, Movies.