Keep on Smiling

Care of pediatric teeth is essential to the health and development of all children. It is recommended that a child visits the dentist by his or her first birthday. Primary teeth are necessary for the normal development of jaw bones and muscles. They also promote...

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase.   Glaucoma is called "the sneak thief of sight" since there are no symptoms and once vision is...

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Our Holistic Practitioner

Meet Thomas Kuciejczyk-Kernan, MD   Dr. Kuciejczyk-Kernan, known to most of us as Dr. Kernan. joined Grace Hill Health Centers (now Affinia Healthcare) in 1989. He graduated from medical school at Saint Louis University, and completed his residency at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Kernan believes that every...

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Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Affinia Healthcare wants you to know that there’s a lot one can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. It’s also a major cause of cervical cancer....

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Meet Our New Provider

By offering high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners notes that NPs provide approximately 205,000 solutions to the primary care shortage facing America today! Affinia Healthcare is pleased to announce that Summer Boyer, WHNP-BC, has joined our team. Summer graduated with her...

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New Year Hours of Operation

              Happy New Year! Following are the special hours for Affinia Healthcare. Health Centers & 1500 Park Thursday, December 31 – Close at 3:00 pm Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day Observed Saturday, January 2 – No Saturday Hours for Primary Care Urgent Care Thursday, December 31 – Close at 3:00...

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Pace Yourself

Tis the season….to increase awareness of the effects of winter holiday celebrations. As festive as the holiday can be, this is also a very stressful time of year. We have to be purposeful in taking care of our overall well being during the holidays; which...

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Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays from our family to yours! Affinia Healthcare Holiday Hours: Health Centers & 1500 Park Thursday, December 24 – Close at 12 noon Friday. December 25 – Christmas Day Observed Saturday, December 26 – No Saturday Hours for Primary Care Urgent Care Thursday, December 24 – Close at 12 noon Friday, December...

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