Gardner Healthcare Center

The Gardner Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital is located in at 409 N. Route 53 in Gardner. Services include care for the entire family, same-day appointments, on-site blood draws, blood pressure screenings, immunizations, physicals, ePrescribing, and more. The Gardner Healthcare Center’s facility was built on land donated by Southeastern Grundy Medical Center Inc. The newly constructed building features 1,500 feet of office space, which allows Dr. Jennifer Thomas, family medicine, and Nurse Practitioner Kathy Ulivi ample space for providing quality, compassionate care for your entire family. For an appointment, call 815.237.0413.

LOCATION:

409 N. Route 53
Gardner, IL 60424

PHONE NUMBER:

To schedule an appointment, call 815.237.0413

OFFICE HOURS:

Mondays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesdays (alternates weekly): 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursdays: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fridays: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Weekends: Visit our Immediate Care Centers

PROVIDERS:

Jennifer Thomas, M.D., Family Medicine

As a family medicine physician, Dr. Jennifer Thomas provides care for the entire family, from newborns 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 a friendly and accommodating office environment for her patients and believes in placing the needs of her patients first. Dr. Thomas encourages patients to have autonomy and a voice in all decision-making related to their care.

Dr. Thomas received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and completed a family medicine residency at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

When she’s not taking care of patients, Dr. Thomas enjoys cooking, art, and reading. She is married to Mark Thomas, who teaches at Minooka Community High School.

Dr. Thomas also sees patients at the Braidwood Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thomas, call 815.458.2532 (Braidwood) or 815.237.0413 (Gardner).

DR. THOMAS’ HOURS:

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m./8:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Kathy Ulivi, F.N.P-B.C., Family Medicine

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 Dwight 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:

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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.

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.