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.
The Morris Hospital Infectious Disease Specialists specialize in treating conditions caused by pathogentic agents, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, which may or may not be contagious.
Dr. John Bolden is an excellent local resource for individuals seeking consultation and treatment for the following conditions:
- Antibiotic Resistance
- Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
- Clostridium Difficile Colitis
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Tick-borne infections (Lyme disease)
- Mosquito-borne infections (West Nile virus)
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT:
To schedule an appointment or request more information about our services, please call 815.513.3074.
425 E. Route 6, Suite B,
Morris, IL 60450
Provider: John R. Bolden, M.D.
As an infectious disease physician, Dr. John R. Bolden Jr. specializes in conditions caused by pathogenic agents, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, which may or may not be contagious. He has specific interest in antibiotic resistance, skin and soft tissue infections, HIV infectious, Clostridium Difficile Colitis and MRSA.
Dr. Bolden attended the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he acquired his medical degree and his master’s degree in cell biology. He completed his residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago and a fellowship in infectious disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine in North Chicago.
He is the chairman of infection control at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers. In 2011, Dr. Bolden was recognized as one of the Top 25 African American Physicians in the Chicago area in Black Health Magazine.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bolden, please call 815.513.3074.
DR. BOLDEN’S HOURS:
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 4:30 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.