Morris Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital provides quality, compassionate care for you and your family. At the Dresden Drive office, we offer family medicine, internal medicine, behavioral health and general surgery services through the expertise of Dr. James R. Allen, Dr. Bradley Lawton, Dr. Peter Roumeliotis, Dr. Olga Peplos, Adult Nurse Practitioner Cari Pierard, and Family Nurse Practitioner Diane Zuelke. Please continue reading for detailed information about this location. Or, give us a call at 815.942.5200.
To schedule an appointment, call 815.942.5200
Mondays: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesdays: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekends: Visit our Urgent Care Centers
A board-certified general surgeon, Dr. James Allen has served on the Morris Hospital Medical Staff since 1991.
Dr. Allen is specially trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions that may require surgical treatment, including preoperative, operative and postoperative management of care. He has a specific interest in gastrointestinal endoscopy and surgery, laparoscopic surgery and breast cancer surgery.
A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Springfield, Dr. Allen completed a three-year residency at St. Luke’s Hospital and the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Illinois Medical Society and the Society of General Surgeons.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Allen, call 815.942.5200.
DR. ALLEN’S HOURS:
As a board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Bradley Lawton provides primary care for children ages 2 and older, adolescents, adults and seniors.
In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, Dr. Lawton provides a wide range of care, including preventive care, routine checkups, health risk assessments, behavioral health, immunizations, screening tests and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Lawton completed a three-year residency in family medicine at LaGrange Family Practice Residency Program in LaGrange, Ill. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Rockford. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lawton, call 815.942.5200.
DR. LAWTON’S HOURS:
He is a graduate of the University of Patras in Greece and completed an internship and residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Roumeliotis has served on the Morris Hospital Medical Staff since 1991 and currently serves on the Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ Board of Directors.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Roumeliotis, call 815.942.5200.
DR. ROUMELIOTIS’ HOURS:
Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m./8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m./8 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m./8 a.m.-2 p.m.
She is a graduate of the University of Athens Medical School in Greece and completed an internal medicine residency at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago. She also completed an internship at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Peplos has served on the Morris Hospital Medical Staff since 2001.
Dr. Peplos also sees patients at the Morris Hospital Diamond-Coal City Campus. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Peplos, call 815.942.5200 (Morris) or 815-634-3500 (Diamond-Coal City).
DR. PEPLOS’ HOURS:
Monday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday: 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.; Thursday: 10 p.m.-5 p.m; Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
As an adult nurse practitioner, Cari Pierard is qualified to serve as the primary healthcare provider for adult patients. She is able to order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose disease, provide appropriate treatments, prescribe medications and offer guidance with behavioral health.
To schedule an appointment with Cari, please call 815.942.5200.
Monday: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m./8 a.m.-5 p.m.
As a family nurse practitioner, Diane Zuelke is qualified to serve as the primary healthcare provider for patients of all ages.
She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner, allowing her to order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose disease, provide appropriate treatments, prescribe medications and offer guidance with behavioral health.
She acquired her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. She is a member of the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing.
Diane strives to make sure every patient is involved in their own health care. She is committed to caring for and assisting all patients to achieve their health care goals.
To schedule an appointment with Diane, please call 815.942.5200.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 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.