University Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Clinic
Women with thyroid disease who are or who want to become pregnant, as well as women who develop thyroid disease during or right after pregnancy, can see a renowned doctor who specializes in thyroid disease in pregnancy at the University Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Clinic in Rockford.
Dr. Alex Stagnaro-Green sees patients at this clinic that is operated by the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave.
A family physician, obstetrician or endocrinologist usually will refer patients to see Dr. Stagnaro-Green and he will work with that physician to ensure coordinated care. Patients seeking a second opinion may also make an appointment with Dr. Stagnaro-Green.
The University Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Clinic accepts Medicare and Medicaid as well as most insurance plans. Patients should check with their insurance plans before their visit about their coverage.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Stagnaro-Green, call (815) 395-5870 and the Student Health and Wellness receptionist will assist you.
The University Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Clinic is located at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford at 1601 Parkview Ave. From the Parkview Ave. driveway, take the first left to enter the clinic parking area. The clinic entrance is located under the red awning.
About Dr. Alex Stagnaro-Green
Alex Stagnaro-Green, MD, MHPE, MHA, is dean of the College of Medicine Rockford and professor of medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and medical education. Dr. Stagnaro-Green is a renowned clinician-scientist and academic leader with extensive experience in clinical research and public service in the field of thyroid and pregnancy.
Dr. Stagnaro-Green graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1983. Following a residency in internal medicine at New Jersey Medical School, he completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
An internationally known researcher in the field of thyroid disease and pregnancy, Dr. Stagnaro-Green reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1990 the seminal finding that linked thyroid antibody positivity in euthyroid women to a doubling of the rate of spontaneous miscarriage. His endocrine research focuses on thyroid antibodies and miscarriage, the relationship between thyroid dysfunction and preterm delivery, and postpartum thyroiditis. He has served as chairman of the American Thyroid Association task force on thyroid and pregnancy. In 2011, Dr. Stagnaro-Green was the chair and lead author on clinical guidelines on thyroid and pregnancy which have been endorsed worldwide, including the European Thyroid Association, Latin American Thyroid Association, and the Australian Thyroid Association. He has published 100 peer-reviewed articles, editorials and book chapters and has served as section editor of two books.
About Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
Learn more about thyroid disease and pregnancy at https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/endocrine-diseases/pregnancy-thyroid-disease.
University Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy Clinic
1601 Parkview Avenue
Rockford, IL 61107-1897
Tel: (815) 395-5870