University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

Staff Information

George Hoganson, MD Division Head, Pediatric Genetics
Gifty Bhat, MD Medical Geneticist
Christine Horne, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC Advanced Practice Nurse
Katie Ingle, RD LDN Dietitian
Krista Engen, MS RD LDN Dietitian
Shannon O’Brien, MS RD LDN Dietitian
Katie Cobian, MS CGC Genetic Counselor
Lenika DeSimone, MS CGC Genetic Counselor
Alice Zalan, MS, CGC Genetic Counselor
Beatrice Menendez, MS Genetic Counselor


Clinic Address

1801 West Taylor Street
Suite 2E
Chicago, IL 60612

Genetics Main Phone Number: 1-312-355-0732
Genetics Fax: 1-312-355-0739
Genetics Dietitian Phone Number: 1-312-996-9283



Blood Spot Mailing Address

Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
840 South Wood Street 12th Floor M/C 856
Chicago, IL 60612


Satellite Offices/Clinics

Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital (2nd & 4th Friday afternoons)
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 West 95th St.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
T: 708-684-2529


Naperville Clinic (2nd Thursday of the month)
Naperville Professional Building
1020 East Ogden Ave, Suite 302
Naperville, IL 60563
T: Call UIC Main Number
F: UIC Main Fax

Springfield Clinic (3rd Thursday in February, June and October)
Springfield Department of Public Health
2833 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62703
T: Call UIC Main Number
F: UIC Main Fax


OSF St. Francis Medical Center (1st Thursday of the month)
420 NE Glen Oak Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603
Jen Burton, CGC MS
Lauri Davis, RN
T: 309-624-9584
F: 309-624-7609