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Our History


Galilee Medical Center was founded in 2002 to provide care for the residents of the Chicago land area. Thanks to our supportive patients, we have been able to grow our practice to 5 primary care physicians and 7 specialist. Our specialties include: Gastroenterology; Cardiology; Pain Management; Urology; General Surgery; Podiatry and Orthopedics and Physical therapy.

Our DOCTORS

Dr. Merchant

Dr. Zarina Merchant is a dependable and reputable pediatrician and primary care doctor based in Chicago, IL. Dr. Merchant earned her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. She then moved to the United States where she completed her residency in pediatrics at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. She also completed her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

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Dr. Castellanos

Dr. Jose Castellanos is a skilled and accomplished family physician and primary care doctor that is part of the Galilee Medical Center team since 2013. Dr. Castellanos attended the Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in family medicine at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

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Dr. Guzman

Dr. Maurice Guzman is a caring and diligent family physician and primary care doctor serving the community of Chicago, IL. Dr. Guzman attended the University of Illinois, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in family medicine at same university.

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Dr. Florentino

Dr. Pocholo Florentino is a diligent and detail-oriented family physician and primary care doctor serving the communities of Elgin and Chicago, IL. Dr. Florentino earned his medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Manila, Philippines. He also completed a residency in general surgery at the Hospital of New Society Medical Center. He then moved to the United States where he completed his residency in family medicine at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

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Dr. Valverde

Dr. Juanita Valverde is board certified specializing in family medicine with over twenty years of expereince . Dr. Valverde earned her degree from Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez in 1985 and completed her residency in family medicine at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Dr. Drexler

Dr. Mitchell Drexler provides Board Certified foot care throughout our multiple Galilee Medical Center facilities. Dr. Drexler joined Galilee Medical center 16 years ago and has 29 years of experience in foot care.

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WALK-IN CLINIC
A walk-in clinic describes a very broad category of medical facilities only loosely defined as those that accept patients on a walk-in basis and with no appointment required.


FAMILY MEDICINE
Family medicine is a specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family


PEDIATRIC MEDICINE
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years of age


PAIN MANAGEMENT
Pain Management is a medical approach that draws on disciplines in science and alternative healing to study the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pain.


VEIN TREATMENT
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LAB
A medical laboratory or clinical laboratory is a laboratory where tests are usually done on clinical specimens in order to obtain information about the health of a patient as pertaining


SURGERY CENTER
An ambulatory surgery center (ASC) is a health care facility that specializes in providing surgery, pain management, and certain diagnostic services in an outpatient setting.

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MRI CENTER
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI), or magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to image the anatomy.

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