Medical Assistants

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Medical Assistants at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush help keep the medical office and clinic running smoothly. They perform a wide variety of administrative and medical functions including obtaining information from patients, recording vital signs, explaining treatments, and assisting the physician during the examination. Under the direct supervision of a physician, they may also call in drug refills, draw blood, prepare patients for X-rays, remove sutures, and change dressings.

In the clinical office, Medical Assistants often handle physician dictation and correspondence, update patient medical records, and arrange hospital admission or laboratory services. Medical Assistants with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush are certified by the State of Illinois.


• Delia Chavez
• Evelina DeAvila
• Joely Figueroa
• Elisa Villareal