Dr Mary Vanko is a board certified OB/GYN who trained at the University of Illinois College of medicine and did a residency at University of Illinois Hospital. Prior to medical school, Dr Vanko taught for the Chicago Public Schools for ten years. With over twenty years experience, she is interested in many clinical areas including preventive health, high risk ob, contraception, minimally invasive surgery, vaginal surgery, and urogynecology. She is an assistant clinical professor of OB/GYN at Indiana University. She lives with a pager on , is accessible 24/7 and does her own deliveries. She is active in many local and national organizations to improve the heath of women A s a married mother of three, she understands the specialty. She is in private practice at Wome's Care Associates in Northwest Indiana in Merrillville.