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Published on August 15, 2011

Roger Hecker MD internal medicine specialist announcement

Advocate Medical Group, based in Oak Brook, Ill., has announced the addition of board-certified internal medicine specialist Roger Hecker, MD, to its growing number of physicians. Dr. Hecker is practicing at the Advocate Medical Group office at 550 N. Lake Street, in Mundelein, Ill.

A biochemistry major with distinction from the University of Illinois, Urbana, Dr. Hecker earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He then completed both an internal medicine internship and an internal medicine residency at Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital in Baton Rouge, La.

In addition to chairing the EMR task force and technology committee at the Baton Rouge Clinic, Dr. Hecker has also served as the senior aviation medical examiner, providing FAA physicals.

“Dr. Hecker comes very highly recommended,” said AMG’s president, James R. Dan, MD, FACP. “He is a welcome addition as we continue to cultivate and expand our number of high-quality primary care physicians. We are very happy to have him with us.”

To make an appointment with Dr. Hecker, call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622), or visit:

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community-based medical practices throughout Chicagoland and central Illinois. One of the state’s largest medical groups with more than 800 primary and specialty care physicians in 90 locations, Advocate Medical Group is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the leading, integrated health care systems in the nation. More information can be found at or by calling 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622).