HomeMid-Level ProvidersColleen Bird, PA-C

Colleen Bird, PA-C

Philosophy of Care

In order to provide my patients with the best care possible, I strive to create an atmosphere of open communication and trust. I want my patients to feel comfortable asking me questions and expressing any concerns. I believe in shared decision making and spend time educating my patients about their health and treatment plan and developing healthy goals together. I think of us as a team and feel honored they have chosen me to facilitate their care.

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • High Risk Breast Clinic


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • NCCPA


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Practicing medicine for over 18 years, the majority of my experience has been in hematology and oncology. I also have a strong interest in women's health.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    I love spending time outdoors with my family – bike riding and hiking, skiing, sledding, playing tennis and roasting marshmallows.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Graduation Date 05/1998
    Degree Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry

    School Midwestern University
    Graduation Date 06/2001
    Degree Bachelor's of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology
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