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Channahon Healthcare Center

Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital offers health services for patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Our primary care and specialty providers see patients for routine checkups, well-woman care, well-baby and child care, school and sports physicals, immunizations, chronic conditions and illness. Located at 25259 Reed St. in Channahon, the services at Channahon Healthcare Center include family medicine, endocrinology, neurology and rheumatology. Please continue reading for detailed information regarding each of our Channahon Healthcare Center’s services and providers. Or, give us a call at 815.467.0555.

 

LOCATION:

Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital
25259 Reed Street, Channahon, IL 60410

 

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Visit our Urgent Care Centers

PROVIDERS:

SARAH BOJAK, F.N.P.-B.C., FAMILY MEDICINE

Sarah Bojak, FNP-BC, Channahon Healthcare CenterAs a family nurse practitioner, Sarah Bojak is qualified to serve as the primary healthcare provider for patients of all ages. She holds a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate, allowing her to order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose disease, provide appropriate treatments and prescribe medications.

Sarah received her master’s degree in nursing from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

She is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care, encouraging each patient to actively participate in their care. She believes it is essential to build relationships with every patient through trust and communication.

Sarah has worked as a registered nurse since 2001 and has experience as a family nurse practitioner in an immediate care setting.

To schedule an appointment with Sarah, call 815.467.0555.

 

SARAH BOJAK’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

NUZHAT CHALISA, M.D., ENDOCRINOLOGY

Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa, Channahon Healthcare CenterMedical conditions associated with the glands and hormones often require the expertise of a physician who specializes in the endocrine system. Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa  with the Morris Hospital Endocrinology Specialists provides diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, obesity and pituitary problems. She believes in the principle of “Act on Diabetes Now,” which provides a multi-systemic approach to the promotion of diabetes education as a core component of diabetes care. Dr. Chalisa is committed to providing excellence in the care of diabetes and other endocrine disorders.

Dr. Chalisa completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center and a fellowship in endocrinology at Rosalind & Franklin University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. She is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology.

A resident of Naperville, Dr. Chalisa is married and has two children. She enjoys traveling and interior decorating and is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Gujrati.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Chalisa, call 815.467.0555.

 

DR. CHALISA’S HOURS:

Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

MARY CONNOLLY, M.D., FAMILY MEDICINE

Dr. Mary Connolly, Channahon Healthcare CenterAs a family medicine physician, Dr. Mary Connolly is specially trained to care for patients of all ages, from babies to seniors, including preventive care, routine check-ups, health risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests, and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. She is committed to providing top quality care for her patients, along with clinical excellence and compassion.

Dr. Connolly received her medical degree at The Rosalind Franklin School and Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School and completed a residency at MacNeal Family Medicine Residency Program in Berwyn, IL.

When she’s not taking care of patients, Dr. Connolly enjoys spending time with her friends and family (specifically, spoiling her nieces and nephews!). Dr. Connolly has a personal interest in becoming more proficient in Spanish.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Connolly, call 815.467.0555.

 

DR. CONNOLLY’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

RAKESH K. GARG, M.D., NEUROLOGY†

Dr. Rakesh Garg is a fellowship-trained neurologist who partnered with the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists in 2022.

Dr. Garg specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, including stroke, headaches, seizures, speech and language disorders, infections of the brain and peripheral nervous systems, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, dementia disorders such as Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Garg was chief neurology resident and then completed a fellowship in neurophysiology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He also completed residency training in neurology at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and a residency in psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Previously, he received his medical degree from Dayanand Medical College in India.

Dr. Garg sees patients at the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists’ offices in Morris and at Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call 815.467.0555 (Channahon) or 815.942.4506 (Morris).

 

DR. GARG’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

JENNIFER GREGGAIN, N.P., ENDOCRINOLOGY

As a nurse practitioner specializing in endocrinology, Jennifer Greggain  is an endocrinology nurse practitioner serving under Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa with the Morris Hospital Endocrinology Specialists. She is qualified to diagnosis and treat endocrine disorders, including diabetes, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, osteoporosis, obesity and pituitary problems. She encourages patients to be actively involved in their healthcare decisions.

Jennifer received her Master’s of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner degree from University of St. Francis in Joliet. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, gardening and staying physically active.

Jennifer also sees patients at the Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital on Edwards Street. To schedule an appointment with Jennifer, call 815.467.0555.

 

JENNIFER GREGGAIN’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

STEFANIE HENLINE, N.P., NEUROLOGY

Stefanie Henline is a nurse practitioner specializing in neurology serving under Dr. Isaac Mezo and Dr. Samuel Quaynor. She is qualified to diagnosis and treat neurology disorders, specifically those that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, including stroke, headaches, seizures, speech and language disorders, infections of the brain and peripheral nervous systems, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, dementia disorders such as Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.

Stefanie received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the Chamberlain College of Nursing. She also acquired an associate’s degree in nursing from Joliet Junior College. She has served as a nurse since 2003.

Stefanie also sees patients at the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists‘ office in Morris. To schedule an appointment with Stefanie, call 815.467.0555 (Channahon) or 815.942.4506 (Morris).

 

STEFANIE’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ISAAC MEZO, M.D., NEUROLOGY

Dr. Isaac Mezo specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, including stroke, headaches, seizures, speech and language disorders, infections of the brain and peripheral nervous systems, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, dementia disorders such as Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Mezo received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He also completed an internship, neurology residency and neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Mezo joined Morris Hospital’s medical staff in 2013.

Dr. Mezo also sees patients at the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists‘ office in Morris. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mezo, call 815.467.0555 (Channahon) or 815.942.4506 (Morris).

 

DR. MEZO’S HOURS:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

BELAL SAID, M.D., RHEUMATOLOGY

As a 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.

Dr. Said 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.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Said, call 815.467.0555.

 

DR. SAID’S HOURS:

Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

† – Dr. Rakesh Garg is an independent contracted physician.

PATIENT RESOURCES:

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

To schedule an appointment or for more information about the Channahon Healthcare Center, call 815.467.0555.

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

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.

TO CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT

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.

PATIENT PORTAL

We are pleased to offer a patient portal that gives you access to your health information. Please follow this link to the Patient Portals page, and then choose Physician Office Portal to learn more. To set up your Physician Office Portal for the first time, please contact your physician’s office.

ONLINE PAYMENT

If you have set up your account, you can pay your bill online through the Healthcare Centers’ Patient Portal. To set up your portal account, please contact your physician office. If you have questions about your Morris Hospital Physician Office bill, please call 815-941-9124.

FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES

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