Southwest Medical Affiliates, Chicago Ridge, IL
We are pleased to
share with you the news that as of April 2, 2018, we are joining DuPage Medical
Group (DMG), a highly respected and well-run organization of physicians in
DuPage, Will, Cook, Kendall, Kane and Grundy Counties. DMG will help us with the administrative and
business aspects of our practice such as contracting with health insurance
companies and utilizing up-to-date software for electronic billing and medical
records. Our focus is to continue providing you with exceptional, personalized
care, while offering more ancillary services and access to an outstanding group
of medical specialists.
In addition to
joining DuPage Medical Group, we would also like to inform you of the departure
of Paul T. Martin, DPM, whose last day with the practice will be March 29, 2018.
While podiatry will no longer be at our office location, in joining DMG, you
will have access to other podiatrists who can continue to provide your care.
The transition to
DMG should be quite simple. We will continue to see you at our office at 5630
111th Street in Chicago Ridge and will maintain our affiliation with
Advocate Christ Medical Center, Little Company of Mary Hospital and Palos
Community Hospital. You will notice the
use of the name, DuPage Medical Group, on our office signage, letterhead and
If you already have
an appointment scheduled, your appointment will remain at the scheduled date
In order to
ensure a smooth transition, we are asking that you fill out the DMG electronic
patient registration form. To access this form, go to
www.dupagemedicalgroup.com and click on the “Welcome All New DMG Patients” box.
If you prefer, paper copies will be available at our office for your
How will this
change affect your insurance coverage?
insurance plans you do not need to do anything at this time to keep us as your
physicians. If you are an HMO Illinois® Blue Advantage HMOSM
or Blue Precision HMOSM health plan coverage member or a member affiliated with Advocate
Christ Hospital Physician Partners, simply call the customer service number on
the back of your ID card and ask to switch to Site #082 (DMG HLTH PTNRS) effective
March 1, 2018. This will allow you to continue to see us as your primary
care providers with no interruption in your care. We have also included a DuPage Medical Group Participating Health
Plan Listing. This information will help you to understand what options are
available to you so that you can make the best decision for you and your
privileged to care for you and hope to do so for many years to come. Please
contact our office at (708) 857-5800 to schedule an appointment, or if you have
any additional questions.
Samuel A. Farbstein, MD
V. Strzembosz, MD