Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Douglas F Penate, MD

Douglas F Penate, MD

Health System Clinician of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Focus of Work

Bio

My focus is mainly primary care, which involves managing chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease, etc. My goal in primary care is to promote better health by teaching , helping manage, and by empowering my patients on how to deal with their own illness and care. As a primary care physician I also work and deal with applying preventative medicine, travel medicine counseling, geriatric medicine, and any other needs a patient may require of me as a primar...[Read full text]My focus is mainly primary care, which involves managing chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease, etc. My goal in primary care is to promote better health by teaching , helping manage, and by empowering my patients on how to deal with their own illness and care. As a primary care physician I also work and deal with applying preventative medicine, travel medicine counseling, geriatric medicine, and any other needs a patient may require of me as a primary care provider.
Being fluent in Spanish, I also have a special interest in facilitating better health within the Latino community.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (2011)

Contact

312-926-6000

NMH/259 E Erie, Room 2300
Chicago IL 60611