Washington University Urology will establish a clinic in Illinois with privileges at Memorial Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital Shiloh.
Beginning Nov. 16, three fellowship trained urologists and a nurse practitioner will expand their practice into the Metro East and see patients for routine urological issues, as well as perform surgery and other specialized procedures.
These providers will see patients at Memorial Hospital Shiloh, Medical Office Building 2, Suite 180:
· Alana Desai, M.D., specializing in complex treatment and prevention of kidney stones diseases. Desai received her Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine, completed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and her fellowship in endourology and minimally invasive surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
· Kefu Du, M.D. specializing in minimally invasive surgical treatment of benign and malignant urinary tract disease. Du earned his Doctor of Medicine from University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed his residency at University of Utah and his fellowship training in endourology and minimally invasive surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
· Jason Frankel, M.D. specializing in treatment of urologic cancers. Frankel received his Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College in New York, completed his residency at University of Connecticut and his fellowship in urologic oncology at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Wash.
· Mikala Lewis, NP is a professionally trained nurse practitioner who is able diagnose, treat and manage acute and chronic illnesses. She also focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling.
Clinical services in Illinois are provided by Washington University Physicians in Illinois.
For more information, call (618) 463-7174.
Medical professionals, from left: Mikala Lewis, Jason Frankel, Kefu Du and Alana Desai.