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Peri and Menopause Practitioners

Menopause, and the time leading up to this transition, has historically been labeled as a shameful time of aging instead of a natural transition of a woman's body into the next stage of life. Yes, this time can be challenging, both physically and mentally. But with the right help from practitioners who support and listen, it's possible to manage menopause reclaiming your power and maintaining your peace.

 

Below are practitioners from all areas of medicine - western, conventional, holistic, energy, and functional, broken down by county. We've also included some fantastic online resources to discover.

DEFINITIONS

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Western Medicine: The typical methods of healing or treating disease that are taught in Western medical schools. This is the system of medicine that is practiced predominantly in the Western world, including the United States and Europe. It is based on scientific principles and typically involves the use of pharmaceuticals, surgery, and other procedures to diagnose and treat illnesses and diseases.

 

Conventional Medicine: The usual methods of healing or treating disease that are taught in Western medical schools. This term is often used interchangeably with Western medicine. It encompasses the use of drugs, surgery, and other conventional therapies to treat diseases and medical conditions.

Holistic Healthcare: Holistic healthcare is an approach to health and wellness that considers the whole person—mind, body, and spirit—in the prevention and treatment of illness. It emphasizes the interconnectedness of all aspects of an individual's health and well-being, including physical, emotional, social, and environmental factors. Holistic healthcare often incorporates complementary and alternative therapies alongside conventional medical treatments to address a person's overall health.

 

Energy Therapies: Energy medicine is a branch of alternative medicine based on a pseudo-scientific belief that healers can channel "healing energy" into a patient and effect positive results. Examples of energy therapies include acupuncture, Reiki, qigong, and therapeutic touch.

Functional Medicine: A systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness. The functional medicine model of care offers a patient-centered approach to chronic disease management.

* Source: Definitions from Merriam-Webster Open Source

KANE COUNTY

Susan T. Mitchell, MD

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

25 N Third St Ste 150

Geneva IL 60134
 

Dr. Susan T. Mitchell, MD, a practitioner with Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group in Geneva, specializes in a range of women's health issues, including abnormal periods, contraception, Female Sexual Dysfunction, and more. Patients praise her compassionate and attentive approach, describing her as knowledgeable and excellent at listening to concerns.

 

Specialty:

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Kalli Prater

Sage Healing 

525 S Tyler Rd Suite S,
St. Charles, IL 60174

Sage Healing Collective is a collaborative hub, uniting like-minded practitioners from the beauty, medicine, and movement industries. Sage Healing operates as both a day spa and wellness center, offering a diverse range of holistic health services and hands-on medicine.

Specialties:

Chiropractic Care
Acupuncture
Nutritional Medicine

Hands-on Therapies

Marilyn Mitchell, M.D.

HealingSpace Medical Center

2075 Foxfield Rd., Suite 102

St. Charles, IL 60174

HealingSpace Medical Center specializes in alternative therapies to connect individuals with vitality and achieve abundant living. They promote holistic well-being by addressing physical, mental, and emotional health concerns through a multidimensional approach to healing.

 

Specialties:

Holistic Gynecology

Integrative Medicine

Energy Healing

Thermography

Robert Joseph Calabria, DO

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

2900 Foxfield Rd Ste 307

St Charles IL 60174-5799

Dr. Robert Joseph Calabria, DO, is a family medicine practitioner specializing in acute and preventative care. With extensive experience and certification in family medicine, Dr. Calabria is praised by patients for his caring approach, attentiveness, and commitment to providing comprehensive healthcare tailored to individual needs.

Jennifer D. Mercier, ND, PhD

Expect A Miracle

210 S 5th St 

St. Charles, IL 60174

Expect a Miracle is a women's holistic practice led by a naturopathic doctor specializing in fertility and women's health. Expect a Miracle provides compassionate care and specialized support for women seeking to optimize their reproductive health and overall well-being.

 

Specialties:

Fertility

Pregnancy

Women's Health

Dr. Greg Schulte

Schulte Family Chiropractic

440 S. 3rd St. Suite 204

St. Charles, IL 60174

Schulte Family Chiropractic is a community destination for those seeking a healthy lifestyle and exceptional quality of life. With personalized treatment plans and a focus on wellness chiropractic and functional medicine services, they offer comprehensive care for women's health needs, including fertility and menopause.

 

Specialties:

Chiropractic

Functional Medicine

Nutrition

Serene Infusion & Wellness Lounge

40W222 LaFox Rd, Suite P2-E, 2nd Floor

St. Charles, IL 60175

Founded by Yewande Banire, a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Biochemist, Serene Infusion and Wellness Lounge offers customized treatment plans tailored to individual needs. Utilizing a blend of holistic and alternative therapies with conventional medicine, Serene Infusion prioritizes

optimal healing from the cellular level, ensuring safe, effective, and holistic therapies to enhance your overall well-being and happiness.

 

Specialties:

Vitamin Therapy

Hormone Therapy

John T. Carroll, MD

2900 Foxfield Drive

St. Charles, IL 60174

503 Thornhill Drive

Carol Stream, IL 60188

Dr. Carroll is a compassionate solo practitioner with a commitment to comprehensive gynecologic and obstetric services. He ensures each patient receives attentive support and guidance throughout their healthcare journey. Equipped with cutting-edge technologies, his offices offer women access to high-quality care tailored to their unique needs.

 

Specialties:

General Obstetric Care

Gynecologic Care

Quantum Intuitive Healing

Dawn Santucci, Psy.D of Quantum Intuitive Healing offers hypnotherapy and other energy healing and psychosensory therapies. With advanced training in clinical psychology and various healing modalities, including Clinical Hypnosis and Reiki, Dawn promotes holistic healing for the body, mind, and soul. Sessions are conveniently offered remotely online.

Specialties:

Energy Healing

Hypnotherapy

Twin Flame Healing

DUPAGE COUNTY

Dr. Jessica Lapinski, DO

Outpatient Family Medicine Transformed

303 E Army Trail Rd Suite 417

Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Outpatient Family Medicine Transformed offers patient-centered care with a focus on convenience, affordability, and accessibility. As a direct primary care practice, they provide individualized services tailored to meet the needs of women, including same or next-day appointments, extended visits, and transparent pricing, aiming to simplify healthcare and prioritize the doctor-patient relationship.

 

Specialties:

Primary Care

Gender Affirming Care

Primary Care Psychiatry

Kellen Patten, DO

Duly Health and Care

608 S Washington St

Naperville, IL 60540

Dr. Patten is a compassionate Obstetrics & Gynecology physician affiliated with Duly Health and Care in Naperville. Dedicated to women's health and overall well-being, she serves children, adolescents, and adults as an ally and partner in their healthcare journeys. Patients describe her as personable, knowledgeable, and extremely friendly.

 

Specialties

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Barbra Hanna, DO, FACOG, MSCP

MyMenopauseRx

1604 N Main St Suite B

Wheaton, IL 60187

MyMenopauseRx provides personalized virtual visits with certified menopause specialists, offering attentive care and tailored treatments for perimenopause and menopause. Their holistic approach encompasses hormonal balance, weight management, and skincare, aiming to enhance overall well-being during this transitional phase of life for women.

 

Menopause Treatments

Cosmetic Treatments

Gynecology Treatments

Dr. Sarah J. Zielsdorf, MD, MS

Motivated Medicine

480 E Roosevelt Rd Suite 105

West Chicago, IL 60185

Motivated Medicine offers functional healthcare focused on uncovering root causes. Through a patient-centered, consultative approach, they create tailored treatment plans considering individual environments, lifestyles, and genetics, providing a comprehensive view of health.

 

Specialties:

Functional and Integrative Medicine

MCHENRY COUNTY

Jessica Pawlicki APRN, FNP-C

Well-Rooted Functional Medicine LLC

390 Congress Pkwy Ste I

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Well-Rooted is a Nurse Practitioner owned business that focuses on the root cause of illness. They provide custom and individual care plans that promote health and wellness, prioritizing holistic approaches to address the underlying causes of health issues.

 

Specialties:

Functional Medicine

COOK COUNTY

Dr. Ranae L. Yockey, D.O. FACOG

Advanced Women’s Healthcare @ NCH

Northwest Community Hospital

880 W Central Rd Ste 6200
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Advanced Women’s Healthcare at NCH offers compassionate obstetrician-gynecologist services, integrating state-of-the-art technologies in a welcoming environment tailored for women's healthcare needs. Their comprehensive approach covers all stages of a woman’s life, specializing in gynecology, obstetrics, hormone therapy, and urogynecology.

 

Specialties:

Gynecologic 

Obstetrics

Hormone Therapy

Urogynecology 

The Center for Sexual Medicine & Menopause

Northwestern Memorial Hospital 

259 East Erie Street

Suite 2450

Chicago, Illinois 60611

The Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause is a premier destination for women seeking highly specialized care at every stage of life. Staffed by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practice nurses, physical therapists, and psychotherapists, the center provides individualized care in the fields of sexual medicine and menopause.

Specialties:

Menopause

Sexual Medicine

Vulvar and Vaginal Health

ONLINE RESOURCES

North American Menopause Society

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has compiled a list of healthcare professionals specializing in women's health through perimenopause and beyond, featuring NAMS members and NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioners (NCMPs) who are available to accept new patients. Use the search feature to discover the right menopause clinician for you.

The Midst

A media and lifestyle platform transforming the conversation about midlife and focusing on how women experiencing this transition are in the prime of their lives. Discover thoughtful content that empowers women in their 40s to reimagine this period as a time of growth, exploration, and possibility.

Dr. Kelly Casperson, MD

Dr. Kelly Casperson, a board-certified urologist and advocate for women's sexual health, is dedicated to empowering women to own their health and sexuality. With a top-rated podcast and a diverse range of educational resources including books, courses, and talks, Dr. Casperson remains committed to empowering women in their journey towards sexual wellness and fulfillment.

Dr. Mary Claire Haver, MD, FACOG, CMP

Dr. Mary Claire Haver, a board-certified Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist and Certified Menopause Practitioner, founded The 'Pause Life to help women thrive through menopause. The 'Pause Life offers science-backed menopause education and products that comprehensively support menopausal needs.

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