With locations in Channahon and Morris, the Morris Hospital Rheumatology Specialists are experienced local resources who are dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients suffering from rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal disorders and autoimmune disorders.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Psoriatic arthritis
To make an appointment, call 815.942.9299 for the Morris office or 815.467.0555 for the Channahon office.
WHERE CAN I SEE A RHEUMATOLOGIST?
MEET OUR PHYSICIANS:
A board-certified rheumatologist, Dr. Hadi Hedayati has more than 40 years of experience.
Dr. Hedayati specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease, including osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, bursitis, gout/pseudogout, systemic lupus and related diseases. Many of these conditions are characterized by joint pain and inflammation, as well as muscle soreness and stiffness.
He completed his medical training at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He received fellowship training at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology.
Dr. Hedayati practices at the Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hedayati, call 815.942.9299.
DR. HEDAYATI’S OFFICE HOURS:
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
A native of Oswego, Ill., Dr. Deena Raval is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.
Dr. Raval specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease, including osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, bursitis, gout/pseudogout, systemic lupus and related diseases. Many of these conditions are characterized by joint pain and inflammation, as well as muscle soreness and stiffness.
Dr. Raval is a graduate of Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Ill. She completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, and then received fellowship training in rheumatology at Midwestern University.
Dr. Raval is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Women’s Association, and the American Osteopathic Association.
Dr. Raval practices at the Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Raval, call 815.942.9299.
DR. RAVAL’S OFFICE HOURS:
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
As a board-certified rheumatologist, Dr. Belal Said specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease, including bursitis, gout/pseudogout, lupus and related diseases, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Many of these conditions are characterized by joint pain and inflammation, as well as muscle soreness and stiffness.
Dr. Said is committed to providing compassionate care to patients 18 and older. He is a graduate of Jordan University of Science and Technology, School of Medicine, in Irbid, Jordan. He completed an internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn., and a rheumatology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Said is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He is also a member of the American College of Rheumatology.
When not taking care of patients, Dr. Said enjoys running, traveling and spending time with his family.
Dr. Said practices at the Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital and Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To make an appointment with Dr. Said, call 815.942.9299 (Morris) and 815.467.0555 (Channahon).
DR. SAID’S OFFICE HOURS:
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Morris)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Morris)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Channahon)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Channahon)
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