We found 4 preventive medicine providers who accept United Healthcare HMO near Naperville, IL.

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Dr. Keith Allan Nalley, DO
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 102
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Keith Nalley is a physician who specializes in occupational medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Dr. Nalley is in-network for Aetna EPO, Land of Lincoln, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nalley is closed to new patients at this time.

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Dr. Stephen Verl Headley, DO
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 102
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Headley is a family medicine physician and occupational medicine specialist in Homewood, IL, Naperville, IL, and Aurora, IL. He has a special interest in knee problems, spine problems, and shoulder problems. Aetna EPO, Land of Lincoln, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Headley takes. Dr. Headley's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Headley has a closed panel.

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

Dr. Jaime Villanueva, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine
430 Warrenville Road; Suite 310
Lisle, IL
 

Dr. Jaime Villanueva specializes in adult critical care, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, and sleep medicine. He speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: emphysema, intensive care, and asthma. Dr. Villanueva is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Villanueva trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Villanueva has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Asthma, Intensive Care, Emphysema

Dr. Rasa R McCarthy, MD
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 106
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Rasa McCarthy is an occupational medicine specialist. Dr. McCarthy attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at St. Joseph's Hospital. She honors Aetna EPO, Land of Lincoln, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Lithuanian. Dr. McCarthy is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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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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