MAYWOOD, Ill. – Adult Internist Jason Rice, MD, has joined the primary care team at the Loyola Center for Health at LaGrange Park. He also is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
His medical interests include preventive medicine, hypertension, lipid management and diabetes.
“I chose a career in primary care medicine because I believe in forming lasting relationships with my patients, which allows me to manage both acute and chronic issues in a personal manner with each individual,” Rice said. “I feel very fortunate to practice within my own local community in LaGrange Park."
In addition to patient care, Rice plays an important role in educating the physicians of tomorrow as an instructor in the Patient-Centered Medicine course at the Stritch School of Medicine, introducing them to history-taking, performing physical exams and discussing ethical issues in medicine. He also serves as a physician mentor to first- and second-year medical students, helping them to connect what they learn in the classroom to the clinical setting.
He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Health System.
He enjoys creative writing, cooking, maintaining a family-friendly food blog, vegetable gardening and spending time with his wife and son.
To make an appointment, please call 888.LUHS.888 (888-584-7888) or visit loyolamedicine.org.