COVID-19 RESPONSE: For your safety and the safety of others, we are proactively screening everyone who enters our clinics for symptoms of COVID-19 through temperature checks and screening questions. Masks/face coverings are required for the safety of others. A support person is only permitted for patients who are 17 and younger, as well as patients who are incapacitated or in need of continual assistance. Anyone experiencing fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough or flu-like symptoms should call for instructions.
Family Medicine Physicians Dr. Mark Passerman, Dr. Jaynee Pendergast, Family Nurse Practitioner Kathy Ulivi and Cardiologist Dr. Athar Saeed practice at the Dwight Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital at 101 S. Prairie Ave. Services include care for the entire family, same-day appointments, on-site blood draws, blood pressure screenings, immunizations, physicals, ePrescribing, and more. For an appointment with Dr. Passerman, Kathy UIivi or Dr. Saeed, call 815.584.3291.
To schedule an appointment, call 815.584.3291
Mondays: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesdays: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursdays: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fridays: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Weekends: Visit our Walk-In Care Centers
As a family medicine physician, Dr. Mark Passerman provides care for the entire family, ages newborn through adulthood, including preventive care, routine check-ups, health risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests, and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He is dedicated to treating the whole person and believes in developing long, lasting, caring relationships with his patients and their families.
Dr. Passerman received his medical degree from Des Moines University in Iowa and completed a residency in family medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
When he’s not taking care of patients, he enjoys reading, travel and golf.
Dr. Passerman also sees patients at the Braidwood Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Passerman, call 815.458.2532 (Braidwood) or 815.584.3291 (Dwight).
DR. PASSERMAN’S HOURS:
Monday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
As a board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Jaynee Pendergast provides primary care for patients of all ages, from newborns to seniors. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, Dr. Pendergast provides a wide range of care, including preventive care, routine check-ups, health risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. She has specific interest in women’s health and pediatrics.
Born and raised in Joliet, Dr. Pendergast received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downer’s Grove and completed a family medicine residency at AMITA Health Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
Dr. Pendergast is committed to delivering compassionate care while providing a welcoming environment to all her patients.
She and her husband are the parents of a young daughter. Her husband is a history teacher at Minooka Community High School.
Dr. Pendergast also sees patients at the Braidwood Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pendergast, call 815.458.2532 (Braidwood) or 815.584.3291 (Dwight).
DR. PENDERGAST’S HOURS:
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Having joined the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists in 2015, Dr. Athar Saeed comes to Morris Hospital following four years of fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology.
His specialized training as an interventional cardiologist makes him qualified to perform advanced testing and procedures in the Morris Hospital Cath Lab, including angiography, angioplasty and stenting of the coronary and vascular arteries. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Saeed believes that education is a cornerstone to the prevention and management of heart disease. That is why he takes time to help patients understand how to manage their condition. Through the use of an evidence-based, quality-directed approach to care, along with effective patient education, Dr. Saeed is committed to partnering with his patients to achieve the common goal of better health, well-being and an improved quality of life.
Dr. Saeed sees patients at the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists’ offices in Channahon, Dwight, Morris and Ottawa offices. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Saeed, call 815.705.1000.
DR. SAEED’S HOURS
Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
As a family nurse practitioner, Kathy Ulivi is qualified to serve as the primary healthcare provider for patients of all ages. She encourages her patients to participate with her in developing their plan of care, encompassing all aspects of physical, emotional and spiritual well being.
Kathy received her Master’s of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Olivet Nazarene University. She also holds of Master’s of Nursing in Education from Lewis University. In addition, Kathy is a certified diabetic educator, an oncology certified nurse, and she is board certified in pain management.
Kathy enjoys spending time with family and friends, teaching, reading and volunteering.
Kathy also sees patients at the Gardner Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Kathy, call 815.584.3291 (Dwight) or 815.237.0413 (Gardner).
KATHY ULIVI’S HOURS:
Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
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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.