Persaud to join KishHealth System in Rochelle

DeKALB – Pitamber Persaud, MD, a physician of internal medicine, will join the staff at KishHealth System Physician Group on Jan. 1, 2014. Persaud, who has practiced medicine in Rochelle since 2000, will continue to see patients in that city, at the new KishHealth facility at 450 Coronado Drive, Rochelle.

Persaud completed his residency at Columbia University, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, and is board certified in internal medicine. He cares for adults and children older than 3.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Persaud join our physician team and continue providing great care to the residents of Rochelle at our new clinic,” said Abe Chacko, executive director for KishHealth System Physician Group. “He will continue treating and admitting patients at Rochelle Hospital while having the resources of Kishwaukee Hospital and the entire KishHealth System. His expertise complements our medical staff, which remains committed to high-quality, accessible care for the communities we serve.”

KishHealth System Physician Group’s new 10,000-square-foot medical office in Rochelle will include a physician office, a lab service center and a community room for health education and available for use at no cost to local nonprofit organizations.

Open house events are planned for December.

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