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As an internal medicine practice, we believe in preventive medicine and partnering with our patients to develop personal and manageable health care goals. We are committed to our patient's satisfaction and consistently rank among the best when patients rate their experience in our office in terms of quality of care, wait times, and access.

Conveniently located on the corner of Monroe and Franklin streets in downtown Chicago, we offer early morning and late evening appointments to accommodate your schedule.  


John H. Brill, MD, joined Rush University Internal Medicine in 1988. With almost 30 years of experience as a physician, Dr. Brill is involved in consulting as well as the practice of general internal medicine. He is a member of several associations including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Informatics Association and the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems.

Dr. Brill is a physician consultant for Lyric Opera of Chicago and spends the majority of his time as Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer at Dearborn Advisors, LLC, a healthcare professional services firm that partners with healthcare organizations to maximize their return on advanced clinical information technology investments.


Bruce H. Huck, MD, is the medical director of Rush University Internal Medicine, and has been with the practice since 1987. He has been a fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1996. Dr. Huck has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic medical problems, and in the ongoing care of the well adult. He is particularly interested in the care of adults with asthma, diabetes and hypertension. Active in the teaching of medical students and residents, Dr. Huck taught pathophysiology in the medical school curriculum for 18 years, and has supervised medical students and residents in his practice of medicine since 1995.

Michele Kannin, MD, joined Rush University Internal Medicine in 1995. With over 20 years of experience, she has a special interest in preventive medicine and women's health. Additionally, Dr. Kannin holds a faculty position at Rush University Medical Center.

Daniel Pohlman, MD, joined Rush University Internal Medicine in 1994.  He has participated in clinical trials for new Alzheimer's disease medications and has a special interest in the management of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and congestive heart failure. Dr. Pohlman serves as a chair for the Congestive Heart Failure Process Improvement Committee at Rush University Medical Center and is an assistant professor of medicine at Rush Medical College. ​

Christen Tibbs, MD,  received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her residency at Loyola Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine (Primary Care Physician). Her clinical expertise includes preventive care, physical exams and chronic disease management such as cholesterol and hypertension.
Dr. Tibbs focuses her efforts on encouraging patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle with the goal of preventing chronic medical illnesses.


​​Our practice delivers high-quality, patient-centered care with comprehensive services to adult men and women older than 18 years of age.  We offer:

  • Preventive medicine and routine health screening (physical examinations)
  • Women's health care including:
    • Gynecologic care
    • Breast care and exams
    • Family planning
  • Men's health care
  • Weight management guidance and support
  • Smoking cessation guidance and support
  • Vaccinations
  • Screening and management of multiple or complex problems
    • Diabetes
    • Heart disease and heart failure
    • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
    • High cholesterol
    • Asthma/COPD
    • Thyroid conditions


We also have a laboratory within our office that allows us to draw most lab tests ordered by the doctor during your visit. This can help minimize the need to travel to several locations on multiple days.

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Rush University Internal Medicine
230 W. Monroe St.
Suite 1925
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 942-3100
Fax: (312) 563-3668
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