National Women's Health Week

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Westlake Hospital, West Suburban Medical Center, and the River Forest Medical Campus, are proud to offer a comprehensive women's health network, Just for Women. By combining and coordinating our services, doctors, and technology, we are able to deliver an entire continuum of quality care just for women.

Comprehensive Women's Health Care

We believe that health and wellness are a way of life. It is always scary when you or a loved one becomes ill, but our women's health doctors in the western suburbs are skilled at diagnosing and treating diseases like breast or ovarian cancer using the latest techniques and treatments. We will see you through every step of the process – from diagnosis to recovery – because we understand what you're going through and know what it takes to make you better.

But we want to do more than just treat you when you're ill; we want to create a lasting relationship so we can provide education and preventative care during every phase of your life. Learn more about your options for ongoing care and find the physician that is right for you.

Let us provide you with the best resources.

The women's health experts at our community hospitals are committed to providing you with the most expansive women's health services possible, all without sacrificing the comfort of a personal patient-doctor relationship. We understand the special needs that women have at different times in their lives. From your annual gynecological check-ups to delivering your baby to scheduling a mammogram, we can help you take the right steps to achieve health for life.

Join Us

Just for Women hosts an event series to connect women with physicians and services that meet their needs during every phase of life. Stay informed about Just for Women events by calling 866-938-7256 or check out our calendar.

(Free Yoga every Monday at 9 a.m. and every Friday at noon at the River Forest Medical Center, Community Room, Building A, 7411 Lake Street, River Forest).

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free and pre-registration is required by calling 866-938-7256.

Monday, May 12

9 a.m.
River Forest Medical Campus
Community Room, Building A 
7411 Lake Street, River Forest

Join us for wine and refreshments and hear Dr. Dhana Ganesan as she talks about telemedicine, the newest practice in medicine that makes it possible for doctors to make virtual housecalls to patients and how it can help women and their families make health and wellness a priority in a busy schedule.

6 p.m.
River Forest Medical Campus
Community Room, Building A
7411 Lake Street, River Forest

Tuesday, May 13

11 a.m.
River Forest Medical Campus
Community Room, Building A 
7411 Lake Street, River Forest

Wednesday, May 14

Join us for a day of pampering and taking care of your health – schedule a mammogram and receive a free mini-massage and gift. An appointment and doctor’s order are required. Standard charges will apply to mammograms. Call 708-938-7231 to schedule.

Westlake Hospital Women’s Imaging Center
Professional Office Building
1111 Superior Street, Suite 503, Melrose Park

Thursday, May 15

11 a.m.
River Forest Medical Campus
Community Room, Building A
7411 Lake Street, River Forest

Join our midwives to learn all about the practice of midwifery and the West Suburban Medical Center Alternative Birthing Centre, one of the largest alternative birthing centers in the Chicagoland area. Meet the staff, enjoy refreshments, giveaways, tours and learn about how you can take charge of your birthing experience.

5:30 p.m.
West Suburban Medical Center
Family Birthing Centre, 3 Erie Court
6th Floor, Oak Park

Join us for a day of fitness and fun! Enjoy refreshments and giveaways, take advantage of free exercise classes, free balance screenings, free strength testing, free mini-massages, and a free cooking demonstration. Learn about a variety of programs including physical therapy, pelvic floor therapy, ophthalmology, and weight management. 

Westlake Hospital Fitness Center
Professional Office Building
1111 Superior Street, Lower Level, Melrose Park

Events take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Free Exercise Class Schedule:
1:00-1:45 Kickboxing with Tammy
2:00-2:45 Step Interval with Tammy
3:00-3:45 Piloxing with Tammy
4:00-4:45 Stabilization Cardio with Heather

Friday, May 16

12 p.m. (noon)
River Forest Medical Campus
Community Room, Building A 
7411 Lake Street, River Forest

Learn More about our Women's Health Services

Imaging and Mammography Services

River Forest Breast Care Center
Westlake Women's Imaging Center

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Irvin & Margaret Houck Family Birthing Centre at West Suburban Medical Center
Midwives at West Suburban Medical Center
The Family Birthplace at Westlake Hospital
Center of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at Westlake Hospital
Advanced Robotic Surgery at West Suburban Medical Center
River Forest Medical Center Urogynecology Program

Other Wellness Services

The Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center at the River Forest Medical Campus
Women's Physical Therapy at Westlake Hospital
Westlake Fitness Center
Chicago Center For Bariatric Services