International Women’s Day 2020

March 8, 2020

Today, on International Women’s Day, we salute all the women working at our practice, especially our talented women physicians. We are proud of their dedication to patient care, hard work and many accomplishments.

Divya Agrawal, MD

Dr. Agrawal a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist who, among many other accomplishments, has co-authored a book chapter on facet joint imaging and published multiple studies on facet joint interventions. As a member of the North American Spine Society she has served as an expert lecturer on fluoroscopic spine imaging and proctor for interventional spine procedures. She takes pride in being able to connect and educate her patients who are seeking to alleviate their pain and optimize their function.

Nicole Boniquit Levy, MD

Dr. Boniquit Levy is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician specializing in non-surgical treatment of acute, overuse and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. She served as assistant team physician for the New York Giants, New York Mets and St. John’s Athletics while completing her fellowship. She has also served as an event physician for the Lake Placid Ironman, New York City Marathon, Chicago Marathon and as a fellow Medical Director for the Brooklyn Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon.

Julia Bruene, MD

Dr. Bruene is a Sports Medicine physician with special interests in acute and chronic orthopedic injuries, concussion management, care of female athletes, care of combat athletes/mixed martial arts and special needs athletes. She completed her medical degree at Rush University Medical College where she graduated in the top 20 percent of her class. Prior to MOR, she served as chief resident in the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Bruene is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, DePaul University and Trinity International University.

Leda Ghannad, MD

Dr. Ghannad is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician with a special interest in treating child and adolescent athletes, including sports concussion, acute and overuse injuries unique to skeletally immature athletes. She has been proactive in leading concussion education and injury prevention for not just athletes, but for parents and coaches. She recently published an article for the American Academy of Pediatrics on musculoskeletal injuries in adolescents and is writing a book chapter on gender differences in pediatric sports medicine.

Monica Kogan, MD

Dr. Kogan is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon who completed her fellowship at the Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, a renowned pediatric center.  She specializes in the treatment of children's broken bones and other orthopedic problems unique to pediatric patients, including trauma, birth defects, developmental dysplasia, clubfeet, genetic anomalies, neurologic dysfunction, scoliosis, and walking disorders. Recently, she completed her fifth surgical mission trip with Rush Community Empowerment in the Dominican Republic where she was joined by eight orthopedic surgery residents.

Elizabeth Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP

Dr. Pieroth is a board-certified Clinical Neuropsychologist and the Director of the new MOR Concussion Care Program. She has been involved in the assessment of players in the National Hockey League and is the Head Injury/Concussion specialist for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox, Fire and the National Women’s Soccer League. She was awarded the 2018 Chicago Illini of the Year Award, the 2016 USA Hockey Excellence in Safety Award, the University of Illinois 2016 LAS Alumni Achievement Award, the 2014 AHAI Presidents Award and the 2012 Brain Injury Association of IL Make A Difference Award.

Madhu Singh, MD

Dr. Singh is a board-certified Physical Medicine/Pain Management physician who specializes in interventional spine care. Her expertise is in disorders of the spine, including neck, low back and sacrum. She is also certified in medical acupuncture. Dr. Singh’s professional affiliations include International Spine Intervention Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and North American Spine Society, North American Sikh Medical and Dental Association.

Kathleen Weber, MD, MS

Dr. Weber is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician and the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women’s Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. She is also the Founder and the Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship at Rush. She serves on the board of Girls in the Game and is a team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, DePaul University and Hubbard Street Dance Company. Most recently she was named one of the 25 “Women of Influence” by The Chicago Business Journal for 2019.