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Meet Your Providers
Physicians


Dorothea Poulos, M.D.
Dr. Poulos graduated from the University of Chicago and received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency at Cook County Hospital.Dr. Poulos is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Watch video.

Victor H. Colin, M.D.
Dr. Colin graduated from Loyola University and received his medical degree from Ohio State University Medical School. He completed his residency at Swedish Covenant Hospital. He is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Watch video.

Vanita Gupta, M.D.
Dr. Gupta graduated from the University of Chicago and received her medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and concluded her training with a Fellowship in Family Medicine Obstetrics at Medicos Para La Familia/Meharry/Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Watch video.

Joanne Debrah, M.D.
Dr. Debrah was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. She moved to the United States in 2012, to complete her training. She became familiar with the Midwest during her residency and felt like this would be the right place for her. She thoroughly enjoys family practice as she feels this is the only specialty where you can truly be there for your patients.  From coughs and colds, to chronic disease, from prenatal care to deliveries we  can be there as familiar faces to help the patient through Medical situations.  Knowing the patient and knowing the patient’s family truly gives us a better opportunity to provide the best and most comprehensive care.  Dr. Debrah feels truly blessed to be a Family Physician.


Fatima Ahmed, D.O.
Dr. Ahmed graduated from Pennsylvania State University and received her medical degree from Touro University California. She  completed her residency at Central Washington Family Medicine, and thereafter she completed an obstetrical fellowship with Providence Sacred Heart Family Medicine Residency. She is certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Her areas of interest include preventative medicine, obstetrics, and musculoskeletal medicine with an emphasis on osteopathic manipulation. She will focus on the effects of psycho-social factors on an overall individual's well-being.  She speaks Urdu and will soon complete a medical Spanish immersion course.


Nurse Practitioners


Kyle Garcia APN/NP-C
Kyle Garcia graduated from Olivet Nazarene University and received her Masters with an Advanced Practice Nurse degree, specializing in Family Practice from Northern Illinois University. She has been a registered nurse for over 30 years with a background in critical care nursing. Kyle is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Marla Bagge CNM, FNP-BC
Marla graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) with her Bachelors in Nursing.   She has also obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing, her Certificate as a Nurse Midwife, and more recently her Certification as a Family Nurse Pracitioner at the UIC.    Marla has many years of experience in women’s health including working at Cook County/Stroger Hospital as a Nurse Midwife for over 16 years. She is Board Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  She is excited to be working as a Family Nurse Practitioner with Elgin Family Physicians.