We found 4 preventive medicine providers who accept Medicare near Aurora, IL.

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Dr. Charles Graham Woodward, MD
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
1320 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Charles Woodward works as an occupational medicine specialist in Aurora, IL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Woodward attended medical school at Rush Medical College. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Woodward has an open panel.

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Dr. Stephen Verl Headley, DO
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
2635 Church Road; Suite 105
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Headley sees patients in Homewood, IL, Naperville, IL, and Aurora, IL. His medical specialties are occupational medicine and family medicine. Dr. Headley's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, spine problems, and shoulder problems. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Land of Lincoln, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Headley is not accepting new patients at this time. He studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Physical Exams, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adrienne Baksinski, DO
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
2635 Church Road; Suite 101
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Adrienne Baksinski practices occupational medicine and family medicine in Bloomingdale, IL, Aurora, IL, and Bensenville, IL. Dr. Baksinski honors Aetna EPO, Land of Lincoln, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University for residency. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Baksinski is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Occupational Medicine
4000 Ogden Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Ronald Gregus' area of specialization is occupational medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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What is Preventive Medicine?

Preventive medicine is, in broad terms, medical care that keeps people healthy. So in a sense, all doctors practice preventive medicine. However, it is also a recognized medical specialty that promotes well-being for communities and populations. Preventive medicine specialists study the conditions and behaviors (such as obesity or smoking) that cause disease. They may make policy decisions (such as on food safety or seatbelt use) that help keep communities safe. Treating a population as a whole, they work to promote health and prevent sickness or death.

There are three main subspecialties within preventive medicine. They are:
  • Aerospace Medicine: Often applied in a military setting, these physicians care for crew and passengers in air or space vehicles.
  • Occupational Medicine: These specialists protect safe workplaces and the health of people at work.
  • Public Health: These specialists promote health within larger communities, for example by educating the public about chronic illness, or promoting vaccinations.

Some preventive medicine specialists work ‘on the ground,’ seeing and treating patients. Others work in government or organization offices. Wherever they are, preventive medicine specialists must have a wide medical knowledge base, including infectious disease, occupational health, health care management, epidemiology, and others.

Preventive medicine works towards the goal of ensuring that all members of society have the opportunity to lead a safe and healthy life.
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