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The Morris Hospital Endocrinology Specialists specialize in treating disorders of the body’s hormone system. Hormone imbalances can often be complex and involve many systems in the body.
Endocrinologist Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa and Endocrinology Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Greggain are excellent local resources for individuals seeking consultation and treatment for the following conditions:
- Thyroid Conditions
- Metabolic Disorders
- Growth Disorders
- Pituitary Disorders
- Cholesterol Disorders
SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT:
To schedule an appointment or request more information about our services, please call 815.467.0555.
Medical conditions associated with the glands and hormones often require the expertise of a physician who specializes in the endocrine system. Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa 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.
Dr. Chalisa sees patients at the Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital. 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.
Jennifer Greggain is an endocrinology nurse practitioner serving under Dr. Nuzhat Chalisa. 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 sees patients at the Channahon Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital and 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. (Channahon)
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Channahon)
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Channahon)
Friday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Channahon)
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.