Our Mission Statement

As we grow in medical skill and cultivate enduring connections within our community, we pledge to serve our patients as timely health partners, empowering them to actively participate in the development of lifelong well-being.

Exceptional Primary Care You and Your Family Can Count On

We are family focused, with a full range of comprehensive primary care services. We offer care for you and your loved ones throughout every stage of life - from newborns and school-aged children to adulthood and the mature years of life. Come to us for the health care you need, backed by advanced technology and a team of multilingual, clinical experts.

Because we know you're busy, we offer convenient daytime and evening hours. We also offer same day appointments for those unexpected moments where you need to feel better fast. We are committed to providing the care you need when you need it most.

At the Nazareth Family Center, you'll be surrounded by a team of physicians, nurses and other professionals working together to ensure your best possible health.

Our Team

David M. Berdy, M.D., Medical Director
Primary Specialty - Family Medicine
Board Certifications - American Board of Family Medicine
Degree from University of Toledo College of Medicine, Ohio
Residency from Toledo Hospital - ProMedica Health System, Ohio
Joined Staff in 2009
Certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Fluent in English, Speaks Spanish

Socorro Alicia Milan-Flaningan, M.D.
Primary Specialty - Family Medicine
Board Certifications - American Board of Family Medicine
Degree from Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi in Mexico
Residency from University of Illinois at Rockford
Joined staff in 2007
Fluent in English and Spanish

Frank P. Szelag, M.D.
Primary Specialty - Family Medicine
Board Certifications - American Board of Family Medicine
Degree from Medical Academy - Wroclaw, Poland
Residency from Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center - Resurrection Health Care, Chicago
Joined staff in 1988
Fluent in English and Polish

Gabriela Temneanu, M.D.
Primary Specialty - Family Medicine
Board Certifications - American Board of Family Medicine
Degree from Universitatea Technica Clug-Napoca Facultatea de Medicina, Romania
Residency from Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center - Resurrection Health Care, Chicago
Joined staff in 2005
Fluent in English and Romanian

Scott B. Phillips, M.D.
Board Certifications - Dermatology
Degree from Harvard Medical School
Residency from Massachusetts General Hospital (Dermatology)
Joined staff in 1995
Fluent in English, speaks Spanish

Jose R. Niño, M.A., L.C.P.C
Graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University, Chicago
Fluent in English and Spanish

Maggie Tursi, LCSW
Bachelor degree of Community Studies from University of California at Santa Cruz
Master of Social Work from University of Chicago

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