Allen Pang: ‘The Last Pearl Harbor Veteran’

It took a world war and a special wife to transplant this native Hawaiian to Rockford. After surviving 68 bombing missions, Dr. Allen Pang used all he learned to overcome obstacles and savor a beautiful, meaningful life.

Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center: An Outpatient Alternative

Hospitals aren’t the only place where outpatient procedures can take place. Learn more about the revolutionary concept behind this surgery specialist and how it compares with alternative choices.






Groundbreaking Research, Right Here in Rockford

Some of the best research minds int he world quietly work each day at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, doing both medical and applied research while teaching their skills.






Pediatric Medicine: Helping Our Kids Feel Their Best

Parents have plenty to worry about — sickness, injuries, disease — but thankfully our region’s health systems are an ever-present partner in keeping our youngsters healthy. Discover a few ways our local hospitals are staying engaged.






Heart Disease: What Are Your Risks?

Heart disease kills nearly one in three Americans, but many of its causes are easily preventable. Learn how some simple habits can make a big difference.






Rockford Spine Center Surgeons Advance Their Specialty

Impressive medical advances are happening right in our region, thanks to this group of forward-thinking physicians. Meet the trio who are pushing new possibilities in spine surgery.






Birth: The Enduring Miracle of Life

Successfully delivering a newborn takes a lot of patience and care. Meet some of the passionate health professionals who share the excitement of birth with new mothers and fathers.






College of Medicine Teaches for Today, Tomorrow

Rockford’s medical school is far more than a place where future doctors prepare for their careers. It’s also an impressive center of excellence for cutting-edge research. See inside this unique program.






Success Stories: Summit Radiology

With cheaper, faster and more personalized health care service, Summit offers a unique alternative to a hospital visit.






Med+Plus Neck & Back Pain Center

6080 Elaine Dr., Rockford, Ill.
(815) 398-0880