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Women's and Children's Health Center



2780 McFarland Rd.
Rockford, Illinois 61107
tel. 815.637.0000


There have been a number of changes in our ob/gyn practice at Women's and Children's Health Center. 

Candance Leaphart-St. Cloud, MD, has taken a new position outside the area. She ended her practice with us on September 30, 2013.


Olesya Brandis, MD, joined Crusader Community Health on October 14. Patients wishing to transfer to her new practice location may call 815.490.1311.  


Kelly Rosenberger, DNP, APN, CNM, WHNP-BC, moved her practice to our L.P. Johnson Family Health Center. The clinic is located at 1221 East State Street in Rockford. She can be reached at 815.972.1000.

John Seidlin, MD, has retired from clinical practice with us.

Our pediatrics clinic will continue in its present location. Dr. Manika Bhateja, Dr. Karen Phelan, Dr. Michael Potts and Debbie Gortowski, PNP, are welcoming new patients and accept most insurance.

While we will no longer provide women’s health care at Women’s and Children’s Health Center, we do have Family Medicine providers at L.P. Johnson Family Health Center who are accepting OB/Gyn patients. Our clinics in Rockton, Belvidere and Rockford have providers who offer general gynecological care.  

Hospital Affiliations

The College of Medicine at Rockford enjoys solid relationships with Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Health System and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Please check with the clinic to confirm that your provider is privileged at the hospital of your choice.