Rockford, Illinois News

SwedishAmerican adds doctor to Edgewater staff

ROCKFORD — SwedishAmerican has added Dr. Amber Ijaz to Edgewater Medical Center, 2909 N. Main St., Rockford.

Ijaz received her medical degree from Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, and completed her residency at Amita Health Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago.

Originally from Des Plaines, Ijaz is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and American Osteopathic Association. Her medical interests include disease prevention, diabetes, holistic medicine, pediatric care, preventative medicine and women and children.

“I pursued a career in the medical field to help and serve people, which to me is the ultimate rewarding experience,” Ijaz said. “I respect lifelong patient-physician relationships and believe that empathy, compassion, kindness, and being a team player and a lifelong learner are important qualities in providing outstanding care to patients and their families.

More information about Edgewater Medical Center is available by calling 779-696-5000.

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