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​Since 1988, our practice has been providing compassionate care to newborns, infants, children, adolescents and adults of all ages, including the elderly. We want you to feel comfortable, respected and delighted with your care. Our doctors and staff listen to your concerns and answer your questions clearly and in straightforward language that's easy to understand. Our goal is to partner with you to improve your health, and we strive to get to know each patient as a whole person. As a result many of our patients have been with us for over 20 years. In fact, many patients have entrusted us with the care of three or even four generations of their family!

Located on the north side of Rush University Medical Center in the Triangle Office Building, we have extended office hours with early-morning and evening appointments available, as well as our acute care Walk-In Clinic Monday through Friday mornings from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

  • Dr. Paola Susan MD joined our team in January 2017.  Please see her full bio.
    Welcome Dr. Paola Susan!
  • ​Dr. Rosa N. Perez joined us September 2017.  She previously practiced family medicine at Advocate Medical Group - Logan Square.  See her full bio!

    Welcome Dr. Rosa Perez
MEET OUR TEAM

Maria I. Brown, DO, has been involved in patient care and teaching at Rush for 16 years. She has been active in reducing health care disparities throughout her career, and has earned numerous local and national awards for her work. Brown has also been the volunteer medical director of Pilsen Homeless Services for 16 years.​

Veronica Hernandez Delgado, MS, MPH, FNP-BC, joined our team as a family nurse practitioner in 2013. She completed her Masters in Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Delgado has over five years of experience working with underserved populations on diabetes, nutrition, obesity and asthma. She has an interest in prevention and disease management with a goal of optimizing quality of life and improving access and utilization of care. She is fluent in Spanish and English. ​

Gina L. Kring, MD, joined Rush University Family Physicians in 2003. She feels it is a privilege to provide care to all members of a family, from infants to the elderly. She is on the faculty at Rush University Medical Center, and she encourages medical students to listen to patients with compassion. Dr. Kring has special interests in women's health which includes performing diagnostic colposcopy when needed after abnormal pap smears, endometrial biopsy, and insertion or removal of contraceptive IUDs.  Other procedures she performs include: joint injections, removal of ingrown toenails, and skin biopsy.  Dr. Kring believes each patient benefits from a comprehensive view of their health including mind, body, and spiritual health.  She is board certified in Family Medicine and sees her role as an advisor for patients to help them understand the medical options available to them for treatment or prevention of disease- but ultimately feels the patient is in charge of all medical decisions.  With an undergraduate degree in Physiology with a specialization in Health and Humanities from Michigan State University, she feels it is her job to help patients understand the scientific reasons for her medical recommendations but also deeply respects that each patient needs a health plan specific to their personal values and goals. She speaks conversational Spanish but also offers patients the option to use free interpreter services if they prefer. 

​Carl Lambert, MD, completed medical school from Rush University Medical College and his residency at West Suburban Medical Center. He is board certified in Family Medicine (PCP) and has clinical expertise in adolescent health and development, asthma, cancer prevention and screening, diabetes, geriatric assessment, high blood pressure, kidney disease, men's health, mood disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, physical examinations for newborns and pediatrics, self-management of chronic health conditions, smoking cessation, spirituality and health, and weight management.

Dr. Rosa N Perez  is an Assistant Professor and Family Medicine Physician at Rush University Medical Center.  Dr. Perez  was previously practicing Family Medicine at Advocate Medical Group - Logan Square location.  A medical graduate from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, graduated in the top 10 of her class.  Dr. Perez did a pre-internship in New York Medical College at Richmond University Medical Center.  Dr. Perez received her bachelor's degree in Pre-medicine and Applied Psychology at the University Of Illinois at Chicago.  Dr. Perez completed her internship and residency at Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in Chicago.   

Dr. Perez is board certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Association of Family Medicine.

Dr. Perez's clinical interests include preventive health, women's health, pediatric and geriatric health, travel medicine, STD management, as well as management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, depression, anxiety.  Dr. Perez’s goal is to promote better health through teaching patients about their health and medical conditions, empowering them to make healthy lifestyle choices. 

 

Steven K. Rothschild, MD, is the founder of Rush University Family Physicians. Rothschild has been in practice at Rush since 1988, and is a passionate advocate for making health care accessible for everyone. He has been listed in Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors issue four times. In addition to his clinical work, he volunteers regularly with Rush's community service programs at the Franciscan Homeless Shelter, and is a nationally recognized researcher on community based programs to help people with diabetes take better care of themselves. "Staying healthy takes much more than just doctors and medicine; I believe that physicians need to provide people with the knowledge and tools needed to be their own doctors."​

Dr. Paola Susan is an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center and a board certified Family Medicine physician at Rush University Family Physicians. Her clinical interests include Preventive Medicine, Child and Adolescent Health, LGBTQ Health, Family Planning, Women's Health and Diabetes. 

Services

At Rush University Family Physicians, we offer a wide range of services that meet your needs throughout your life. We deliver high-quality, compassionate care, from routine health check-ups to treatment for chronic and complex medical problems.

 

Our services include the following:

Infant, child and adolescent services

  • Well-baby care and immunizations
  • Lactation support and consults
  • Evaluations for acute illnesses and management of chronic conditions such as asthma
  • Annual physical exams and wellness counseling
  • Immunizations
  • Sports medicine
  • Presurgical ("pre-op") clearance

 

Adult services

  • Men's health
  • Women's health including family planning and colposcopy
  • Office procedures including skin biopsy, mole removal, wound care and joint injections
  • Immunizations
  • Geriatric assessment and care planning
  • Comprehensive management of chronic conditions such as asthma/COPD, diabetes, coronary artery disease, hypertension, high cholesterol and thyroid conditions
  • Sports medicine
  • Presurgical ("pre-op") clearance

 

Walk-In Clinic

Rush University Family Physicians offers a walk in clinic (no appointment needed) every morning Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 8:45 a.m. This clinic is designed to provide quick service for acute illness and injuries, such as sore throat, fever, ear pain, rash, wheezing, cough and simple injuries. To help you get in and out quickly, we don't offer physicals, well-child visits, or evaluations of chronic problems that have lasted for more than a week during these visits. For those services, we recommend that you schedule an appointment so our staff will have more time with you to thoroughly evaluate and treat the problem.

 

New Patient Appointment

 

Interested in scheduling a New Patient appointment with Dr. Carl Lambert, Dr. Paola Susan or Dr. Rosa Perez? You can now schedule it online! If you prefer, you can call us at 312-942-0400 to schedule an appointment.

 

Accreditation and Recognition

Rush University Family Physicians
1700 W. Van Buren St.
Triangle Office Building
Suite 470
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-0400
Fax: (312) 942-0406
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