The Women’s Group of Northwestern was founded in 1989 as the city’s first all-female medical practice specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Since 1989, our services have centered around providing comprehensive medical care to women in a friendly and professional manner. To accomplish this, we maintain a state-of-the-art facility and provide the latest in medical innovation and technologies in a comfortable setting.
To meet your health care needs efficiently, we offer a broad range of services right in our office. These services include but are not limited to preconception counseling, OB/GYN ultrasounds, colposcopy, LEEP, hysteroscopic sterilizations, treatment of heavy periods with endometrial ablations and hereditary cancer risk reduction counseling.
The Women’s Group of Northwestern consists of eleven physicians: Elena M. Kamel, Anita Levin, Linda S. Katz, Pamela A. Lui, Julie Ericson, Julie Levitt, Kamaljeet Murthy, Stephanie W. Lau, Jordan Sheran, Jessica G. Gelman and Madelyn E. Kahn. All are committed to providing /you the most advanced medical care available.
Our practice employs Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as part of your health care team. These women have been formally trained in women’s health to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative health care services, as well as many office procedures.
Our triage nurses are another important part of your health care team and are available by telephone from 9 to 4:30 Monday through Friday to answer your medical questions.
As an all-female practice, we have a vested interest in women’s health issues. Whatever your needs, you can expect to receive attentive care and medical expertise from women who understand your needs from both a personal and professional point of view.
On behalf of our entire staff of The Women’s Group of Northwestern, we welcome you to our practice!
Dear WGON Patients,
The Women’s Group of Northwestern, through our dedicated physicians, practitioners, nurses, and medical staff, strives to provide high-quality care to all of our patients regardless of their personal beliefs and political perspectives.
WGON holds shared decision-making at the core of its values. We believe shared decision-making derives from respect for peoples’ expertise in their own bodies, respect for personal life choices, and respect to their clinicians’ expertise in science and medicine. Together, to preserve your decision-making rights.
We remain committed to helping you make the reproductive choices that are best for you. Our services include but are not limited to comprehensive birth control, abortion, pregnancy care, and well-woman care. Please know that the full spectrum of reproductive services, including obstetrical care, contraception, and abortion all remain safe and legal in Illinois.
More information from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and other professional societies can be found below.
Your WGON Physicians, Practitioners, and medical staff
- American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) – https://www.acog.org/news/news-releases/2022/06/acog-statement-on-the-decision-in-dobbs-v-jackson
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) https://www.abog.org/about-abog/news-announcements/2022/06/24/abog-reiterates-support-for-ob-gyns-and-reproductive-health-rights
- American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) –Birth Control https://www.acog.org/womens-health/healthy-living/birth-control
Current COVID19 policies and updates
We are updating our universal masking guidelines in accordance with current CDC recommendations. Universal masking will be optional for all patients, visitors and staff during routine visits. Masks will continue to be required according to clinical policies, including:
*If the patient requests that that the staff members wear a mask during their visit.
*If the patient or provider have a severe immunocompromising condition
*If the patient has a respiratory illness.
*If you are concerned you may have been exposed to covid 19.
*If the community transmission of covid significantly increases, we may re-institute a mask requirement.
If you have any covid symptoms or have been exposed to anyone with covid, you must call and speak with nurse triage before coming to the office for an appointment.
As a reminder covid symptoms can include any of the following (even if only 1 symptom or only mild symptoms): fever, chills, cough, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, fatigue, body aches, headaches, shortness of breath, chest pain, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.