We have implemented safety measures to protect the health of our patients and staff, while enabling us to continue to provide safe, high-quality orthopedic care.
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Privacy & Non-Discrimination Policy

Privacy Policy

We respect patient confidentiality and we are required by the State of Illinois and Federal law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information (PHI). Your health record contains PHI about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services. We are required to follow the privacy practices described in this Notice, though we reserve the right to change our privacy practices and the terms of this Notice at any time. The new notice will be effective for all PHI that we maintain at that time. Should our privacy notice change, we will post any revision below:

You may also receive a copy by contacting our offices to have your copy mailed to you or you may request one at the time of your next appointment.
In order to protect the privacy of patients, employees and visitors, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush expressly prohibits patients and visitors from the use of all recording devices while on Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush premises. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of microphones, cell phone recording applications, or any video or audio equipment. We thank you for your cooperation.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush complies with Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Priya Patel

Registered nurse
Priya Patel is a nurse clinician for Dr. Nam. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for her undergraduate education, and then completed her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Marquette University. She takes part in all aspects of the patient journey, from preoperative to postoperative care. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new restaurants, and exploring the city of Chicago!

Tara Duffy

Physician Assistant
Tara joined Dr. Nam’s practice in August 2023 and is excited to join a team focused on excellence in patient care. Tara completed her bachelor and graduate studies at Marquette University. As a PA, Tara treats patients in the clinic as well as assists Dr. Nam in surgery. She most enjoys caring for patients every step of the way during the surgical process.