Obstetrics & Gynecology

With our physicians and multiple locations, the Morris Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists are excellent health care resources for women at all stages of life.

As a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologists, Dr. Andrea Chen, Dr. Mary Fitzgibbon,  Dr. Erik MuraskasDr. Victoria Ochoa, Dr. Leticia Setrini-Best and Dr. Douglas Toussaint specialize in the care of women, including:

  • Pregnancy, labor and postpartum care. Our physicians deliver babies in the beautiful Family Birthing Suites at Morris Hospital.
  • Normal and high risk pregnancies (diabetes, hypertensive disorders, seizure disorders, endocrine conditions, blood clotting disorders, drug addiction), working closely with Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists at Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Family planning counseling.
  • All birth control options including oral contraceptives, patches, NuvaRing, implant, hormonal and hormone-free IUDs, outpatient  permanent sterilization options including tubal ligation.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of female reproductive system disorders.
  • Minimally invasive female surgeries, including laparoscopic hysterectomy (can involve removing or leaving the cervix, whichever is in the patient’s best interest).
  • Hysteroscopy and endometrial ablation outpatient treatments for heavy menses.
  • Treatment for stress urinary incontinence or urge incontinence.

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LOCATIONS & HOURS:

MORRIS

237 W. Waverly St.
Morris, IL 60450
(Across from Morris Hospital)
Phone: 815.941.0441
Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Providers: Dr. Andrea Chen, Dr. Mary Fitzgibbon, Dr. Erik Muraskas, Dr. Victoria Ochoa, Dr. Leticia Setrini-Best, and Dr. Douglas Toussaint

CHANNAHON

Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus
27240 W. Saxony Dr., Suite 202
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815.521.4600
Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Providers: Dr. Andrea Chen, Dr. Mary Fitzgibbon

DIAMOND-COAL CITY

Morris Hospital Diamond-Coal City Campus
1450 E. Division St.
Diamond, IL 60416

Phone: 815.941.0441
Hours: Mondays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (e/o); Thursdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Provider: Dr. Mary Fitzgibbon, Dr. Erik Muraskas

OTTAWA

1300 Starfire Dr.
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815.324.9700
Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Providers: Dr. Victoria Ochoa, Dr. Douglas Toussaint

OUR TEAM:

ANDREA CHEN, M.D., OB/GYN

A native of Naperville, Dr. Andrea Chen joined the practice in February 2015 after completing a two-year fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.

Prior to her fellowship training, she attended medical school at Rush Medical College and completed a four-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Chen is committed to practicing evidence-based medicine and following the most current guidelines as established by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She takes time to thoroughly counsel patients so that patients can make informed decisions about their own healthcare.

Dr. Chen sees patients in the Morris and Channahon offices. To make an appointment with Dr. Chen, call 815.941.0441 (Morris) or 815.521.4600 (Channahon).

DR. CHEN’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Channahon)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Channahon)
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Morris)

MARY FITZGIBBON, M.D., OB/GYN

Bringing 17 years of experience practicing in the Joliet area, Dr. Mary Fitzgibbon joined the Morris Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists in 2021.

Dr. Fitzgibbon earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, and she completed a four-year obstetrics and gynecology residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

In her role as an obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Fitzgibbon is focused on providing her patients care using evidence-based medicine. She also puts her emphasis on building strong relationships with her patients so they together can make the best decisions with regard to their healthcare.

Dr. Fitzgibbon sees patients in the Channahon, Morris and Diamond-Coal City offices. To make an appointment with Dr. Fitzgibbon, call 815.521.4600 (Channahon) or 815.941.0441 (Morris/Diamond-Coal City).

DR. FITZGIBBON’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (e/o Morris/Diamond-Coal City)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Channahon)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Channahon)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)

ERIK MURASKAS, M.D., OB/GYN

Dr. Erik Muraskas is a graduate of Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. where he also served as an associate professor.

His clinical interests include general obstetrics and gynecology, infertility, STDs, and high-risk pregnancies.

Dr. Muraskas sees patients at the Morris Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists’ offices in Morris and Diamond-Coal City. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Muraskas, call 815.941.0441 (Morris/Diamond-Coal City).

DR. MURASKAS’ HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Diamond-Coal City)
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Morris)

VICTORIA OCHOA, D.O., OB/GYN

Dr. Victoria Ochoa came to Morris Hospital in 2013 after practicing in the south suburbs of Chicago for five years.

She is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa., and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.

In her practice, Dr.Ochoa is committed to providing quality medical care consistent with current practice guidelines as established by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Ochoa sees patients in the Morris and Ottawa offices. To make an appointment with Dr. Ochoa, please call 815.941.0441 (Morris) or 815.324.9700 (Ottawa).

DR. OCHOA’S HOURS:

Tuesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Ottawa)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Ottawa)
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Morris)

LETICIA SETRINI-BEST, M.D., OB/GYN

A native of Morris, Dr. Leticia Setrini-Best joined the medical staff at Morris Hospital in 2005 after completing her medical degree at the University of Illinois-Chicago and her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Dr. Setrini-Best has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, adolescent gynecology, menopause, obstetrics, endometrial ablation, and sterilization. She is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Setrini-Best is married to Dr. Ian Best, a pediatrician with Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers. They are happy parents of twin daughters.

Dr. Setrini-Best sees patients in the Morris office. To make an appointment with Dr. Setrini-Best, call 815.941.0441.

DR. SETRINI-BEST’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)

DOUGLAS TOUSSAINT, D.O., OB/GYN

Dr. Douglas Toussaint began practicing in the Morris community in 1995.

He received his medical degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also completed an internship and residency, with electives in infertility and reproductive endocrinology at Rush Medical College and Northwestern University in Chicago.

He enjoys a conservative laparoscopic approach when surgical intervention is necessary, so patients have a shorter and less painful recovery and post-operative course.

Dr. Toussaint is committed to following the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ guidelines.

Dr. Toussaint sees patients in the Morris and Ottawa offices. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Toussaint, please call 815.941.0441 (Morris) or 815.324.9700 (Ottawa).

DR. TOUSSAINT’S HOURS:

Tuesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Ottawa)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Morris)
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Ottawa)

PHILOSOPHY OF CARE

Our relationship with our patients is personal and confidential. We pride ourselves on providing individualized care and pay special attention to each patient’s needs and concerns. We have assembled a staff that is friendly, respectful, and dedicated to helping patients attain excellent service and follow-up.

Our approach to women’s health care is to manage problems as conservatively as possible by first educating our patients. Next, we perform a thorough history and physical exam and order the proper diagnostic testing. Treatment options are proposed and the patient makes the final decision with her physician’s guidance. If surgery is necessary, we explore the possibility of minimally invasive surgery. In fact, most of our gynecologic surgery is done laparoscopically, including laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomies, laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomies, total laparoscopic hysterectomies, endometriosis procedures, ovarian cystectomies and ectopic pregnancies.

FAMILY BIRTHING SUITES:

When delivering your baby at Morris Hospital, your experience will be eased by comforts of the Morris Hospital Family Birthing Suites.

As a Level II Perinatal Care Provider, we have the necessary qualifications to care for women who have the potential for complicated or high-risk deliveries, as well as newborns who may require specialized services.

Learn more about our Family Birthing Suites by visiting www.morrishospital.org/familybirthingsuites.

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:

Please bring a list of current medications and doses when you come to your appointment. For your convenience, we suggest that you download and complete our Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists – 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.

SCHEDULE/REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

To schedule an appointment, please call the appropriate office at 815-941-0441 (Morris/Diamond-Coal City), 815-521-4600 (Channahon) or 815-324-9700 (Ottawa).

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

For your convenience, please download and complete the Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists – Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete registration and a health questionnaire.

When you come for your appointments, please remember to bring the following:

  • Driver’s License or a valid ID
  • Insurance information
  • Referral Letter (if required)
  • Reports, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, etc. and any other relevant information
  • List of medications (if any)

We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to stay on schedule. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time and may cause delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting.

TO CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT

If you need to cancel an appointment, please call the office during business hours at least 1 day prior to your scheduled appointment so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.

PATIENT PORTAL

We are pleased to offer a patient portal that gives you access to your health information. Please follow this link to the Patient Portals page, and then choose Physician Office Portal to learn more. To set up your Physician Office Portal for the first time, please contact your physician’s office.

ONLINE PAYMENT

If you have set up your account, you can pay your bill online through the Healthcare Centers’ Patient Portal. To set up your portal account, please contact your physician office. If you have questions about your Morris Hospital Physician Office bill, please call 815-941-9124.

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

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