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Downers Grove Physician Named Trustee of Illinois State Medical Society

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  • Suzanne M. Kavic, MD

    Suzanne M. Kavic, MD
    Loyola University Medical Center

Jim Ritter

Loyola University Medical Center physician Suzanne M. Kavic, MD, FACOG, ASRM, has been elected a Trustee of the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS).

Dr. Kavic, who lives in Downers Grove, is secretary-treasurer of the DuPage County Medical Society, which is a chapter of the ISMS.

Dr. Kavic now serves on the ISMS Council on Communications and will serve as board consultant to the ISMS Council on Education and Health Workforce and ISMS Committee on CME Accreditation for 2013-14. She served on the ISMS Committee on CME Accreditation from 2011 to 2012.

Dr. Kavic is an oral board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She has been a longtime volunteer with HealthRight International, a global health and human rights organization.

The ISMS is a professional organization that represents the interests of member physicians, advocates for patients and promotes the doctor/patient relationship, the ethical practice of medicine and better public health. Dr. Kavic's term as trustee runs through April, 2015.

Dr. Kavic is board certified in obstetrics/gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. At Loyola, she is division director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the Division of Endocrinology of the Department of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Kavic is the assistant clerkship director of obstetrics/gynecology for third-year medical students at Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Kavic received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville and completed her residency at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals in Saginaw, Mi. She did a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Columbia University in New York.

Dr. Kavic sees patients in Loyola's Oakbrook Terrace and Maywood offices.