HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Muhammad Islam, MD, family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Family Health - Effingham. According to Dr. Islam, “We definitely look at health as a partnership between the patient and the physician. Me, my nurse and receptionist work closely with the patient to find the best resources. We definitely put the needs of the patient first.”
Dr. Islam takes pride in providing health care for the entire family—from routine checkups to sports physicals—all are welcome.
Dr. Islam earned his medical degree from Ayub Medical College in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He completed his family medicine residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Islam is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
In this episode of Health Today, Dr. Islam explains some of the ways he and his staff deliver Patient-First Care. “The patient can expect that we will listen to them. Give them the appropriate amount of time they need for their visit. Show empathy and show care. These are the most important things.”
HSHS Medical Group Family Health is located at 904 Medical Park Dr, Suite 3, in Effingham, Illinois. For more information or to make an appointment, call 217-540-2350. Dr. Islam is accepting new patients.
Health Today is a video series featuring HSHS Medical Group providers, their specialties, and the care they provide patients. Episodes can be found on the HSHS Medical Group YouTube channel, Facebook page, and at www.HSHSMedicalGroup.org.