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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Primary Care Professionals Host Open House Nov. 12 at Silver Cross 

New Lenox, IL (Oct. 21, 2013) – As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, which is why the physicians with Primary Care Professionals are hosting an Open House giving away taffy apples, an Apple iPad  and health screenings. The free event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Suite 370 of Pavilion A on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  

Participants will receive complimentary taffy apples, apple cider and other delicious and nutritious treats.  There will be a drawing for an Apple iPad2, and free health screenings for high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. No fasting is required.  

Attendees can also meet the staff including Drs. Jinsup Kim, internal medicine; Thomas Lee, family practice; and Ramaraja Yalavarthi, internal medicine and geriatrics.  The three experienced physicians relocated their practice from Chicago Heights earlier this year and are now on staff at Silver Cross Hospital. New patients are welcome.  Primary Care Professionals accept most insurance and offer evening and Saturday appointments. For more information, to register to attend the Open House or to schedule an appointment with one of the physicians, call (815) 300-1450. 

Jinsup Kim, M.D. is board certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL. With 40 years of medical experience, ranging from emergency care to flu and chronic illness, Dr. Kim is dedicated to caring for adults. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, and American Society of Internal Medicine. 

Thomas Lee, board certified in Family Medicine.  Heearned his medical degree fromRush Medical College in Chicago. He completed hisresidency at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Havingpracticed in the south suburbs for 15 years, Dr. Leecares for patients of all ages. Dr. Lee is a member of the AmericanAcademy of Family Practice. 

Ramaraja Yalavarthi, board certified inInternal Medicine and Geriatrics. He participated in apsychiatry residency at Stony Brook University in NewYork and also an internal medicine residency at Louis Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He served onthe Board of Trustees for the Chicago Medical Society and two terms asPresident of the South Cook County Branch. In addition, he has servedas a delegate for the American Medical Association and Illinois StateMedical Society and also on the Board of Trustees for the India MedicalAssociation of Illinois. Dr. Yalavarthi has been caring for patients in the community for nearly 40 years.


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