Dr. John Bolden is an infectious disease specialist who specializes in treating conditions caused by pathogenic agents, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, which may or may not be contagious.
Dr. Bolden is an excellent local resource for individuals seeking consultation and treatment for the following conditions:
- Antibiotic Resistance
- Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
- Clostridium Difficile Colitis
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Tick-borne infections (Lyme disease)
- Mosquito-borne infections (West Nile virus)
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
To make an appointment, call 815-513-3074.
WHERE CAN I SEE DR. BOLDEN?
425 E. Route 6, Suite B,
Morris, IL 60450
Provider: John R. Bolden, M.D.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MEET OUR PHYSICIAN:
As a fellowship-trained infectious disease physician, Dr. Bolden specializes in conditions caused by pathogenic agents, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, which may or may not be contagious. He has specific interest in antibiotic resistance, skin and soft tissue infections, HIV infectious, Clostridium Difficile Colitis and MRSA.
Dr. Bolden attended the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he acquired his medical degree and his master’s degree in cell biology. He completed his residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago and a fellowship in infectious disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine in North Chicago.
He is the chairman of infection control at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers. In 2011, Dr. Bolden was recognized as one of the Top 25 African American Physicians in the Chicago area in Black Health Magazine.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bolden, please call 815.513.3074.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
For your convenience, we suggest that you download and complete our Healthcare Centers – General Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete registration and a health questionnaire.
When you come for your appointments, please remember to bring the following:
- Driver’s License or a valid ID
- Insurance information
- Referral Letter (if required)
- Reports, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, etc. and any other relevant information
- List of medications (if any)
We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to stay on schedule. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time and may cause delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please call the office during business hours at least 1 day prior to your scheduled appointment so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.
We are pleased to offer a patient portal that gives you access to all of your health information, test results, office visit summaries and appointments associated with Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers. You can also use your portal to request medication refills, message your Morris Hospital Healthcare Center provider, and pay Morris Hospital bills. Please follow this link to My Health@Morris Hospital for more information, including how to enroll.
(If you have a Physician Office portal account (Healow app), please note that we made the transition to one patient portal on April 1, 2023. While your Physician Office portal will still be available for viewing for a limited time, no new information will be added to this portal beginning April 1. Please go to our Patient Portals page to learn more about the transition.)
Your provider is committed to delivering the best possible coordination of your care by participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). A care coordinator may get involved in your care to help improve communication between your healthcare providers. Please visit our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) webpage to learn more