Faculty

Meet the faculty who provide education and support for our Family Medicine Residents

Scott Levin, MD

Scott Levin, MD

RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR

  • Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • BA, Chemistry and Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton
Melanie Jessen

Melanie Jessen, DO, FACOFP

ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR; DIRECTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • Director of Osteopathic Medical Education, Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Conference Curriculum Coordinator, Family Medicine Residency
  • Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Midwestern University

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Practice Residency, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • BA, Music, University of Illinois, Urbana
Daniel Hawthorne

Daniel Hawthorne, MD

ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR; DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • Medical Director of Medical Education, PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban

Medical Training & Education

  • Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • BA Anthropology, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Matthew Rudolph

Matthew Rudolph, MD

2021-2022 CHIEF RESIDENT, FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Thomas Bielanski

Thomas Bielanski, MD

PAST MEDICAL STAFF PRESIDENT, WEST SUBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER

  • Faculty Family Physician, Dr. A.L. Burdick family Medicine Center
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • BS, Biology, Benedictine University
Kyle Geissler

Kyle Geissler, MD, MPH

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Sports Medicine Curriculum Faculty, Family Medicine Residency
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • MPH, University of Illinois Chicago
  • BS Biology, Psychology, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Lauren-Harriett

Lauren Harriett, D.O.

COORDINATOR OF RESIDENT RESEARCH

  • Coordinator of Resident Research
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Parkside

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • DO, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • MBA, Health Care Leadership, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • MA, Biomedical Sciences, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
  • BS, Biology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
  • BA, Anthropology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Georgeann Iaconno-Russell

Georgeann Iacono-Russell, PhD

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

  • Behavioral Medicine Curriculum Coordinator, Family Medicine Residency
  • Fellow of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Medical Training & Education

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, DePaul University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, DePaul University
  • BA, Psychology, Scripps College, Claremont, California
Thomas Kim

Thomas Kim, MD, MPH

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, PCC SALUD FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

  • Medical Director and Faculty Family Physician, PCC Salud Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Chief Resident, Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
  • Family Medicine Residency, Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
  • MPH Healthcare Management and Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • BA Chemistry with Biochemistry Emphasis, Mathematics, Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (combined baccalaureate-medical degree program)
Lindsey Kurdi Wood

Lindsey K. Kurdi Wood, DO

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN – A.L. BURDICK FAMILY MEDICINE CENTER

Medical Training & Education

  • Perinatal and Child Health Fellow – PCC Wellness/West Suburban Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency – University of Iowa Broadlawns Medical Center
  • AAFP Obstetrics Member Interest Group Secretary 2021, past Resident and Fellow Representative
  • Past Chief Resident, Broadlawns Medical Center 2019
  • DO, Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BS, Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
Karole Lakota-Treese

Karole Lakota-Treese, MD

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, PCC LAKE STREET FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

  • Medical Director of Performance Improvement, PCC Community Wellness Center
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Lake

Medical Training & Education

  • Maternal Child Health Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center/West Suburban Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • BS, Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana
Paul Luning

Paul Luning, MD, MPH

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN; CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, PCC COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER

  • Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, West Suburban Medical Center
  • Chief Medical Officer, PCC Community Wellness Center
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Distinguished Service Award, 2013
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Distinguished Service Award, 2012

Medical Training & Education

  • Community Medicine Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center
  • Master’s in Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • BA, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University
Morgan Madison

Morgan Madison, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Lake Street Family Health Center
  • Co-Director of PCC Maternal Child Health Fellowship

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, University of Illinois Chicago
  • MD, George Washington University
  • BA, Cell and Molecular Biology, Afro-American and American Studies, University of Michigan
Kathleen McDonough

Kathleen McDonough, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Community Medicine Occupational Health Curriculum Faculty, Family Medicine Residency
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • BA Arts and Letters Pre-Professional/Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
Natalie Parker-Renfroe

Natalie Parker-Renfroe, MD

FACULTY PEDIATRICIAN

  • Faculty Pediatrician, PCC Lake Street Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Rush University Residency Program
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Lizbeth Rodriguez

Lizbeth Rodriguez, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Salud Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  • BS Biological Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Steven Smrha

Steven Smrha, DO

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Family Medicine Service Co-Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Osteopathic Site Director, PCC Community Wellness Center
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • BA Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Christine Swartz

Christine Swartz, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Family Medicine Service Co-Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, Central Maine Medical Center
  • MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • BA Chemistry, Women’s Studies, Pre-Medicine, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH
Monica Thipparthi

Monica Thipparthi, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

Medical Training & Education

  • Family Medicine Residency, University of Michigan
  • MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Brooke Turnock

Brooke Turnock, MD

PEDIATRIC CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

  • Pediatric Curriculum Coordinator

Medical Training & Education

  • Pediatric Residency, Rush University Medical Center
  • MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • BS, Human Physiology; BA, Psychology, Boston University
Alisha Thomas

Alisha Thomas, MD

FACULTY FAMILY PHYSICIAN

  • Site Coordinator and Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
  • BS Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University; MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (combined baccalaureate-medical degree program)
Alexander Wu

Alexander Wu, MD

PERINATAL & CHILD HEALTH COURSE DIRECTOR

  • Perinatal & Child Health Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Perinatal & Child Health Fellowship Director, PCC Community Wellness Center

Medical Training & Education

  • Perinatal & Child Health Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center/West Suburban Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency, Memorial Family Medicine, Long Beach, California
  • MD, UCLA School of Medicine
  • BA, Liberal Studies (Dramatic Arts, Chemistry, and History), University of Dallas, Irving, Texas