Business Briefs | November 2013

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Appointments

N2013_11_01_032BUSIN   Robaab Siddiqui has joined Edward Medical Group’s OB/GYN offices on the campus of Edward Hospital in Naperville and on the Edward Plainfield campus.  Dr. Siddiqui is practicing with Dr. Thomas Carver and Dr. Thomas Chen, and is accepting new patients. Dr. Siddiqui received her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed her residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.  She received extensive training in high-risk pregnancies, fetal intervention surgeries, and minimally invasive surgeries using the da Vinci Surgical System.

Yayati Patel, a board certifiedN2013_11_01_033BUSIN family practice physician, has joined Edward Medical Group (EMG) at its office at 2007 95th St., Suite 105 in Naperville. EMG is the primary care practice of Edward Hospital and has more than 50 board certified family practice and internal medicine physicians, and specialists who treat patients of all ages.  Dr. Patel received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Midwestern University Arizona College of Medicine.  He completed his residency in family medicine at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Dr. Patel is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.  He is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.

N2013_11_01_034BUSINHeather Wachter has been named Communications Director for Community Christian Church in Naperville. This newly created role is designed to direct the broad-reaching communications efforts of the 12-site church. Wachter brings to Community a strong history of nonprofit communications and marketing experience from some of DuPage County’s leading nonprofit organizations, including the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Bridge Communities and Naperville Area Humane Society.  In her new role, Wachter will direct communications strategy across Community’s 12 campuses throughout the Chicagoland. Prior to joining the team at Community Christian Church, Wachter served as communications and donor relations manager at Bridge Communities in Glen Ellyn.

The health system created by the merger of Edward Hospital & Health Services and N2013_11_01_035BUSINElmhurst Memorial Healthcare has appointed three members to its leadership team: Brian P. Davis has been appointed system vice president & chief marketing officer. Davis, a resident of LaGrange, has more than 25 years of communications and marketing experience.  He joined Edward in 1998 and has overseen government relations and marketing—including advertising, customer relationship management, media relations, health promotions and wellness initiatives, e-health strategy, corporate branding, internal communications, publications and crisis communications. Davis serves on the Plainfield Advisory Task Force on Economic Development and the Advisory Board for the DuPage County FORWARD initiative to fight childhood obesity.  He is also a former board member of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, and former adjunct instructor at Lewis University in Romeoville.