Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

The primary care physicians of Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center provide the region’s most comprehensive, family centered care, right here at home. Whether you need seasonal support or help with your wellness goals, care for minor illnesses or chronic condition management, we’re here to meet your needs. Wherever you are in your life, you’ll always be met with compassionate care and support to keep you healthy and well.

Why Choose Our Primary Care?

Expertise You Can Count On

As part of Presence Health’s commitment to exceptional care, many Presence Saint Joseph primary care physicians are board-certified. Our doctors, nurses and support staff also participate in ongoing education and training to ensure you and your family receives the most advanced and complete care available.

Everything You Need for Your Everyday Health

Find warm and attentive care and a full range of high-quality health services:

  • Prevention and Wellness
    • Comprehensive exams, physicals and risk assessments for patients of all ages
    • Immunizations for the flu, allergies and other seasonal issues
    • Regular check-ups for cholesterol and blood pressure
    • Weight and nutrition counseling
    • Women's services, including Pap tests and routine gynecological exams
    • Pediatric services, including well-child visits and school physicals
    • Advice regarding tobacco, alcohol and drug use, stress management and accident prevention
  • Acute Care
    • Back and abdominal pain
    • Eye, ear and sinus infections
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Rashes
    • Skin and nail infections
    • Sports-related injuries
    • STDs
    • Urinary tract infections
  • Chronic Care
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Chronic bronchitis
    • Depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Elevated cholesterol/triglycerides
    • Emphysema
    • Headaches/Migraines
    • High-blood pressure and hypertension
    • Gastrointestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome
    • Menopause
    • Prostate disorders
    • Sleep disorders
    • Thyroid disorders
    • Urinary incontinence

Seamless Access to Specialty Care

Should you need more specialized care, we’ll connect you directly to some of the best experts in Illinois, right here at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Our network includes nationally recognized specialists in numerous areas of expertise, including cardiology, cancer care, orthopedics and neurology, just to name a few—as well as our dedicated programs for rehabilitation, sleep disorders, wound care and more. We’re here to coordinate your care, review your options and keep you informed and empowered every step of the way.

Diabetes and Nutrition Education

A diabetes diagnosis can feel overwhelming, but at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, we offer everything you need to manage your condition with confidence. Our nationally accredited Diabetes Education Program includes classes led by a certified nurse and dietitian to keep you informed on the newest techniques, diets, exercises, therapies and care to live your very best.

The Region’s Most Advanced Imaging Technology

Primary care patients have easy access to a wide range of state-of-the-art imaging services from our locations in Joliet, Plainfield and New Lenox—now including same-day appointments. Our technology includes the latest in diagnostic radiology (X-ray), nuclear medicine, ultrasound and MRI, as well as 64-slice CT, offering the sharpest CT images available today to catch heart problems, cancer and other conditions early.

Keeping Women Well

A woman’s healthcare needs are special, which is why we make sure our care is, too. We offer the most comprehensive breast health services in the area, with three locations, same-day appointments and 3D mammography to detect any abnormalities as early as possible. Our dedicated pelvic health program helps women with problems caused by pelvic floor disorders. And if a baby is your future, be sure to check out our Family Birthing Center, offering luxurious, private suites, family centered care and a Level II Special Care Nursery.

Specialized Services for Our Older Patients

We offer a number of services specifically for our older patients, starting with the ACE Unit (Acute Care of the Elderly). This specialized part of the hospital provides patient-centered care in a friendly environment, with a staff that includes physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, discharge planners and more. Working closely together, the ACE care team improves clinical outcomes for older adults by preventing functional decline and other complications.

Additionally, our free Senior Spirit Program offers medical, educational and social resources to help those 55 and older enjoy a healthy and independent lifestyle.

Exceptional Pediatric Care

As the regional leader in advanced children’s care, our Pediatrics Department is committed to keeping the children of our communities healthy and well, without traveling far. Through our partnerships with pediatric specialists and subspecialists, we offer the high-quality medical and surgical services usually only available in children's hospitals or downtown academic medical centers. Our hospital-within-a-hospital includes a specially trained staff in a warm and welcome healing environment for children and their families.

Partner with a Primary Care Physician Near You

Saint Joseph Medical Center provides primary care to the Joliet, Shorewood and surrounding southwest Chicago suburbs we serve.

To make your appointment, call 815.725.7133 or find a doctor online.

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