Providers (130)

Friday, 16 September 2022 18:23

Alma Hajar, MD

Dr. Alma Hajar is completing the West Suburban Medical Center Residency Program. She received her medical degree at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain.

Friday, 16 September 2022 00:04

Hoang Tommy Nguyen, MD

Dr. Hoang Tommy Nguyen spent most of his childhood in New Orleans, though attended boarding school in Wisconsin for high school. He then studied biology at the University of Louisiana Monroe before going back to New Orleans for medical school at Louisiana State University. Dr. Nguyen is interested in continuity care, wound care, and sleep medicine. He is completing West Suburban Medical Center's Residency Program. In his free time, he enjoys video games.

Thursday, 15 September 2022 23:42

Abel Alemayehu, MD

Dr. Abel Alemayehu (pronounced "Ah-bell Ah-la-my-you") grew up in Ethiopia and came to the States to attend George Mason University in Virginia and study biology. For medical school, he attended the American University of Antigua, as well as Florida International University in Miami. He then did clinical rotations at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Dr. Alemayehu joins PCC particularly interested in addiction medicine and pain management. He is completing the West Suburban Medical Family Residency Program. He enjoys exercising and time with friends and family. 

Thursday, 15 September 2022 21:40

Rachel Strietzel, CNM

Rachel Strietzel is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She completed her Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery at Frontier Nursing University in 2022. Before completing her master's degree, she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Oak Point University in Chicago. Prior to becoming a nurse, Rachel was a labor and delivery doula. She was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador and is fluent in Spanish.

Thursday, 08 September 2022 22:20

Sekufe Akhter, DO

Dr. Akhter completed medical school at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, KY. She completed the PMC Family Medicine Program, also in Pikeville, KY. Dr. Akhter is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include running, hiking National Parks, biking, pan-Asian cooking, world travel with her husband, and reading non-fiction.

Thursday, 08 September 2022 22:17

Maya Siegel, MD

Dr. Siegel completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She completed the Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency Program in Seattle, WA. Dr. Siegel  is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include improv comedy, crochet, watercolor painting, baking, board games, and cooking.

Thursday, 30 June 2022 17:21

Te’Ja Jackson, MSW

Te’Ja Jackson is a Behavioral Health Consultant who recently received her Master in Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. 

Tuesday, 07 June 2022 18:26

Jennifer MacDonald, MD

Dr. Jennifer MacDonald is a Family Medicine Physician at PCC. She received her medical degree in 2015 from the University of Illinois College of Medicine where she graduated with honors and Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed the Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency Program at Humboldt Park. Dr. MacDonald received her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Chicago and has previously worked in biology research and as a lifeguard at the Chicago Park District. She grew up in Canada and has two daughters that love cats and gymnastics. Dr. MacDonald speaks some Spanish and enjoys drawing and aerial circus arts. She does aerial silks, aerial rope and straps, and has also done some trapeze and lyra. She also enjoys gardening and playing the piano. 

Friday, 04 March 2022 22:55

Jenna Jacob, LCSW

Jenna Jacob is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Master's of Social Work from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2019. She has a Bachelor's of Social Work from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.  

During the past four years, she has worked in integrated behavioral health providing services at Federally Qualified Health Centers. Her professional passions include behavioral interventions to improve both physical and mental health outcomes. Her previous professional experiences include working in residential and outpatient programs for OCD, eating disorders, and anxiety disorders. Jenna’s hobbies include spending time outdoors, yoga, ice skating, and reading. 


Thursday, 10 February 2022 23:45

Devyani Chawla, MD

Dr. Devyani Chawla is an obstetrician-gynecologist at PCC Dr. Tong Health Center. She received her medical degree in 2014 from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. She completed medical training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Chawla is fluent in Hindi. Outside of work, she enjoys watching movies, bike riding, travelling, and painting.

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