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Our Doctors

 

Our doctors are highly trained and board certified or board eligible in their specialty. They first completed residencies & board certification in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics. Following this, they took additional years of training devoted to the care of Infectious Diseases.

 

All our physicians are board certified or board eligible in the specialty of Infectious Diseases. DO’s are “Doctors of Osteopathy” and are fully licensed and trained physicians. DO’s comprise 10% of licensed physicians in the United States.

 

Bob Tiballi, DO
Dr. Tiballi received his undergraduate degree from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. He received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology and completed residencies in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics at the Medical Center of Delaware and Alfred I. DuPont Children's’ Hospital. He trained in Infectious Diseases at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases and practices Adult & Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is clinical assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois. His areas of interest include Lyme disease, fungal infections and antifungal medications, drug resistance, infection control & epidemiology, and maternal-fetal infections. He has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Tiballi has practiced in the northwest suburbs of Chicago since 1995 and founded GERMBUSTERS® in 1996.

Seema Ahmed, MD
Dr. Ahmed received her medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Cook County Hospital. She completed her Infectious Diseases training at Rush University in Chicago. She is board certified in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases. Her practice is restricted to Adult Infectious Diseases. Her areas of interest include bone and joint infections, bloodstream infections, tuberculosis, Lyme disease and diabetic infections. Dr. Ahmed sees patients in the Hoffman Estates office.

Deborah A. Schiappa, DO
Dr. Schiappa received her undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University. She received her medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Rush University in Chicago. She also trained in Infectious Diseases at Rush University in Chicago. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. She has served as assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois. Her areas of interest include Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infection, HIV care, hospital acquired infections and antibiotic resistance in bacteria. She has authored numerous scientific articles. Dr. Schiappa sees patients at the Hoffman Estates office.

 

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