CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Roseland Community Hospital welcomes Patrice R. Frederick, MD as the Southside Safety Net Hospital's new Medical Director of Surgery.
Dr. Frederick, born and raised in Chicago in the Morgan Park neighborhood, is a Board Certified and fellowship trained General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon.
"The New Roseland Hospital is the Greater Roseland Community's greatest healthcare resource," New RCH President and CEO Tim Egan said. "Having a high-quality surgeon like Dr. Frederick join our family is a New Year's blessing. Dr. Frederick knows our community and is an absolute success story. She's a role model and an inspiration."
Dr. Frederick has experience implementing new techniques throughout multiple community hospitals including robotic surgery and is a specialist in complex hernia repair, anti-reflux procedures and colon surgery.
"My approach is to minimize incisions," Dr. Frederick said, "and achieve outstanding patient outcomes.
I am dedicated to establishing access to quality medical care for the community I serve and the community I come from."
In 1998, Dr. Frederick earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology "Cum Laude" from Oral Roberts University. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2004 and performed her residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals.
Dr. Frederick will create and head the New Roseland Breast Health Clinic which will be dedicated to providing high-technology mammography screenings, consultations, biopsies and appropriate surgical procedures. The launch is scheduled for April 1, 2016.
The "NEW" Roseland Community Hospital is the community's integrated and coordinated healthcare choice, where professional caregivers provide guidance on the path to recovery and overall wellness.
SOURCE New Roseland Community Hospital