Peoria, IL Private Practice
Full-Time Relocation Assistance Sign-on Bonus No OB Call Work/Life Balance
Tired of the demands of being on-call/delivering babies? Looking for an excellent base salary with work/life balance? Desire proximity to a big city? Join the Couri Center!
Successful Gynecology-only boutique practice; No Obstetrics
- 20 years+ well-established practice voted #1 in Central IL 2017, 2018, 2019
- Patient growth averages 100 new/month
- Full patient load from day one
- Da Vinci Robotic Systems in two local hospitals
- Modern, beautiful facility with 2019 expansion of 3,725 square feet; totaling 10,000 square feet
- Beyond gynecology-thriving integrative and aesthetic divisions
- MonaLisa Touch and Emsella services
- In-office hysteroscopy/Endosee
Financials & Benefits:
- Generous base salary with performance bonus/incentives
- PTO: six weeks
- Six paid holidays
- Six paid weeks maternity
- CME-1 week
- Full Benefits: 401K, Health, Dental, Life, Disability, Malpractice
- Low volume call; limited hospital visits
- Dedicated RN for continuity
- Michele Couri, MD, FACOG, ABIHM, Medical Director, started private practice in 2001
- Gynecology only; no obstetrics with emphasis on gynecologic surgery (both in hospital and in-office) hormone replacement therapy, traditional gynecology, well-women exams, and wellness.
- In-office surgical procedures in state of the art facility
- Integrative division includes a Registered Dietitian overseeing food sensitivity testing, lifestyle programs, weight loss, osteoporosis programs, infrared sauna therapy, and supplementation
- Aesthetics division includes a Licensed Esthetician offering laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, waxing, & complete skincare lines.
- Two physicians, three PA-C’s, one DNP
- A diverse community blending agriculture, industry, retail, service, education, and culture
- Centrally located and affords a low cost of living
- Safe, great community to raise a family; solid Midwestern values
- Progressive medical community boasts an extensive collection of medical & health care research, educational, and clinical facilities, including the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Jump Training Simulation & Education Center.
- Peoria, IL boasts the most advanced medical community in downstate Illinois, and as for Gynecology, it facilitates minimally invasive surgery with DaVinci Robotic Systems at both OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Unity Point Methodist.
Please email your cover letter and CV to HR@couricenter.com
ginger roasted pumpkin + quinoa salad w/ mint, chilli + lime recipe
Compliments of MyDarlingLemonThyme.com
Ingredients (serves 2-4 or more as a side)
1 kg piece of pumpkin
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
2 green or red chilies, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
a handful of finely chopped coriander (cilantro) roots and stems, optional
Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup quinoa
1 1/2 cups water
The juice of two limes (or large lemon)
A good handful each of fresh mint and coriander (cilantro) leaves
toasted pumpkin (pepita) seeds
Pre-heat oven to 400F. Peel pumpkin, remove the seeds and cut into even chunks approximately 2-3cm wide. Combine pumpkin with ginger, chili, garlic, olive oil, maple and coriander roots and season well with salt and pepper. Combine well before turning out onto a large oven tray. Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning once or twice or until the pumpkin is lovely a golden and soft right through. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool slightly.
Meanwhile, place quinoa into a fine-mesh sieve and rinse well. Bring the water to the boil in a small saucepan before adding the quinoa, covering with a lid and reducing the heat down to a gentle simmer. Cook for 10-12 minutes until the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender. Remove from the heat, leave the lid on and set aside to steam for a further 5 minutes before fluffing up with a fork.
When both the pumpkin and quinoa are cooked, combine the two in a large bowl, making sure you scrape any lovely bits of ginger and oil from the bottom of the roasting tray into the bowl too. Squeeze over the lime, stir through the herbs, season with more salt and pepper if desired and scatter over the pumpkin seeds to serve. You can eat this warm or cool the pumpkin and quinoa first before stirring through the herbs and serve at room temperature.
Every year more than 200 million people will suffer from Osteoporosis, and 3 million new US cases will be diagnosed. In fact, half of all adults 50 years and older, are at risk of breaking a bone and should be screened before they require medication. The reason Osteoporosis is often overlooked is because there are usually no symptoms. “You cannot feel your bones becoming weaker.” It is for this reason that it is often called “a silent disease” until a fracture occurs. What is especially alarming is that 80% of the people who suffer a fracture over the age of 50, will not be advised to be tested or treated for Osteoporosis. If you knew that your risk of a fracture was equal to the combined risk of breast, uterine, and ovarian cancer, would that change your mind about the importance of early screening?
At the Couri Center, our providers recognize the importance of your bone health. It is just as important to us as your breast and cervical cancer screenings. We want to help PREVENT you from this disease before a fracture occurs. In fact, we have customized Couri girl MedPax supplements for this very purpose! Couri girl Osteopenia is for women diagnosed or at high risk of developing osteopenia and Couri girl Osteoporosis, is for women diagnosed with osteoporosis.
Unfortunately, 24% of hip fracture patients, over the age of 50, will die in the first year following a hip fracture. Osteoporosis is not only costly, but it can be deadly. However, with early intervention, it is not only preventable but treatable. If you have any one of the following risk factors, please have a conversation with your provider and consider a simple test for screening.
- All women age 60 and over, independent of risk factors
- Menopausal females under the age of 60 who have risk factors such as:
- Low body weight< 130 pounds
- Prior fracture- non-traumatic or low trauma as in falling from standing height or spine compression fractures. Basically, a break over the age of 50
- High-Risk medication use – steroids, chemotherapy agents, Tamoxifen, Depo-Provera >5 years, anti-seizure medication
- Chronic disease associated with bone loss (Hyperparathyroidism, Malabsorption, Malnutrition (Bulimia/anorexia), Premature Menopause, Hyperthyroidism, Chronic Liver Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes
- Regular alcohol use, more than 3 drinks a day
- Cigarette smokers
Here are a few tips to prevent Osteoporosis
- Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly, which can help slow or stop the loss of bone mass and help prevent fractures.
- Talk to our registered dietitian to make sure you are getting enough calcium and Vitamin D in your diet.
- Get a screening bone density test, which is the best way to diagnose low bone mass before it becomes Osteoporosis.
- Let us help you determine a treatment plan. If your screening test indicates that you may have Osteoporosis, or have other significant risk factors for breaking a bone, call the Couri Center to schedule today: 309 692-6838.
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