Internal Medicine at Rush is unique in that we are a small primary care practice located at a large, world-class medical center. Due to this, we are able to provide personalized care and a more intimate environment while benefitting from being in the heart of Rush's campus. We believe in prevention and practice routine health maintenance at every visit in order to detect and treat health conditions before they become problematic. Additionally, we help coordinate the care our patients receive from specialists.
For urgent matters, there is always a doctor on call, and you can send a message through MyChart to your physician. Together with the Walk-In Clinic, located in the Professional Building Suite 155 (elevator 3) on Rush's campus, these services ensure that our patients have continuous access to high-quality medical care.
We look at ourselves as partners in your overall well-being, and are excited to work with you towards whatever health goals you may wish to achieve.
Shaila Pai-Verma, MD, completed her medical education at Kasturba Medical College in India, and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She has been practicing medicine in Chicago since 2000, and working at Rush since 2009. Dr. Pai-Verma specializes in preventative health maintenance as well as management of chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes and COPD. She works hard to develop a close relationship with her patients because she believes that this is the best way to provide high quality care.
Dr. Pai-Verma (Suite 510):
Dr. Bryan (Suite 106B):
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Have you been to this practice before? You can schedule or cancel an appointment in MyChart with a physician that you’ve previously seen.
If you need an appointment with a non-physician provider, such as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant, you can request an appointment with this provider in MyChart.
To schedule, cancel or request an appointment in MyChart, first log in to MyChart by entering your MyChart username and password in the box located on the lower right of this practice resource site. Once you are logged in, click on the appropriate link listed under Appointments in the left menu.
If you do not have a MyChart account, go to MyChart resources to find out how to get an activation code to sign up for MyChart.
For all practice-related billing questions, please call (312) 563-4577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all hospital-related billing questions, please call (312) 942-5693 or visit Rush's online bill pay site.
We accept many managed care and private health insurance plans, as well as government-sponsored programs.
For a list of current plans accepted, please visit the Rush Health website.
An enclosed parking garage, on the southeast corner of Paulina and Harrison streets, has a covered walkway that connects to the Orthopedic Building, where our practice is located. To view the garage on Google Maps, go to Rush Patient and Visitor Parking. We offer reduced rates to our patients by validating your parking ticket before you leave. Additionally, valet parking is available outside the lobby of the Orthopedic Building. We do not validate valet parking.
The Rush University Medical Center campus is conveniently located just west of downtown Chicago and is easily accessible from I-290 off of Ashland Avenue or the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue line (Illinois Medical District stop) or Pink line (Polk stop).
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