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Dr. Patrick Connor

Emergency Medicine
Wilmette , IL
36 years experience female

Locations

Office

Wilmette , IL

Address

2929 indianwood rd, Wilmette , IL
Directions

About

Bio

25 years of academic emergency medicine. At the same time have run community emergency department from Level 2 trauma centers to working in critical access hospitals. I have run a large occupational practice and I have been trained in Hyperbaric medicine. Very familiar with all aspects of Emergency medicine. My style of practice is thoughtful, patient centered care with compassionate understanding of individual needs.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Licenses

United States: Illinois, New Mexico

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Nothing: Hemangiomas are usually not painful. You see your doctor to see if there is an underlying cause for your pain
A member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Perfectly safe: You could ask your dentist to use porcelain. But silver amalgam over the decades have not harmed anyone. I also would suggest better dental hygiene ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Agree: It takes years of exposure. If this is the case there is nothing to do to prevent it. In addition mesothelioma also has some correlation to smoking. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Rest your voice: Rest, salt water gargles and over the counter anti inflammatories
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Agree: No medical treatment , but you have to remove possible sources of lead contamination such as pain and pottery
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Excellent therapy: You have received excellent clinical advise and treatment You should recover soon
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Likely not appenditi: there are many causes of rlq pain. It does not sound like appendicitis
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Clear liquids: If you do have giardia, I would go on a clear liquid diet util the results are back
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No: This condition is uncommon. The lack of biotin leads to conditions such as loss of hair , poor skin condition and neuropatthy and fortunately no cata... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Weight: Please check you weight and height. Consult goggle to get your BMI. This will then dictate whether your weight is high
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Therapy: You may want to consider therapy or medications or yoga and meditation. You will need to address this so you can avoid becoming part of the legal sys... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No: You need a licensed doctor /physician assistant to order or nurse practitioner to order any medical tests. In addition if you are healthy there is no ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
All medications: I would avoid aspirin and non steroidal anti inflammatory and all other non essential medications. If you smoke please stop
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
I agree: Any medication has potential side effects. There is no point in starting to use a vaporizer. Save your money, do not smoke or use a vaporizer
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Paste of baking soda: Mosquito bites get red from the anticoagulant injected by the mosquito. if they itch a paste of baking soda is an effective method to relieve the itch... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
See a gynecologist: chronic uti are unlikely foul smelling UTI are usually infectious and you should see your gynecologist and have a frank conversation with your partner
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Likley nothing serio: Depending on your age this may be a benign condition. But if you have any cardiac risk factors please your doctor
A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly: You could although it could be painful and the blister slough off. I would suggest you find some other form of exercise
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: This is pretty normal They vary in size depending on your age and in what stage of your menstrual cycle that you are in
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Residual food: Likely you may have overexerted your self or have an early case of gastroenteritis. I would suggest a clear liquid diet today
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
See a cardiologist: I would suggest that you see a cardiologist and have echo cardiogram. This will further define the problem and dictate therapy
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
See a neurologist: There could numerous reasons for your symptoms. Have your parents take you to your pediatrician. I would suggest that you try different subjects to r... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Back exercises: You should weight and Google back exercises on line and do them religiously
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Agree: You are best hope is to do a yearly Mammogram foe early detection. The radiation dose is minimal
A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
NO: Your fatigue is related to your excess alcohol consumption. It affects your sleep. Alcohol should only be used in moderation
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
NO: the best way to loose wight is to eat less and exercise more. You will also be a stellar parent model for your children. Good luck. Pills generally d... Read More
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Palpitations: Occasional extra beats are a benign condition. If this occurs frequently and if you have chest pain or shortness of breath this requires evaluation i... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: it should cleaned with soap and water and let allowed to air dry. Do not pick at it
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Agree: use a mask when cleaning . Over counter antihistamines will help
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Accurate: They are accurate depending on technique / skill of the tech and the expertise of the radiologist. But they can off by up 1 week.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Very safe: The flu vaccines are very safe and should be obtained on a yearly basis
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Not all: There are different forms but not all lead to complete blindness. There is nor real cure. The disease progresses at different rates
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Perfectly safe: Your unborn child will not be harmed by silver amalgam fillings
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.

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Mar 31, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Connor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

VCU
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER INC

Residency

NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

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