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Staff

Clinical Staff

Courtney K. Potempa, PA

Ms. Potempa is a board certified Physician Assistant treating all types of orthopedic disorders and specializes in the lower extremity. She evaluates and treats patients in the office and assists the surgeons in the operating room.

Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associate in 2010, Ms. Potempa completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana. She worked as a physical therapy assistant for one year before attending the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School where she completed a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Ms. Potempa is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys skiing, traveling, and working out.

Natasha Benkovich, PA

Ms. Benkovich is a board certified Physician Assistant who specializes in orthopedic practice. She sees patients in the clinic, the hospital and assists surgeons in the operating room.

Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2015, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Following her undergraduate degree she served one year as an AmeriCorps member in New York counselling patients on healthy lifestyles and chronic conditions. She then attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science where she obtained a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice.

Ms. Benkovich is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery. Outside of orthopedics Natasha enjoys cooking, sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Jessica Pezzo, PA

Ms. Pezzo is a board certified Physician Assistant who specializes in orthopedic practice. She sees patients in the clinic, the hospital and assists surgeons in the operating room.

Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2015, she worked several years in healthcare as an orthopedic physician’s assistant in both Illinois and New York. Ms. Pezzo completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Preprofessional Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She then obtained a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Stony Brook University.

Ms. Pezzo is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Michelle W. Green, Medical Assistant, Wabash

Ms. Greene is the medical assistant at our Wabash office. Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2001, she worked for several years in healthcare services. Ms. Greene graduated from South Suburban’s Medical Assistant program and holds an Associate of Arts degree.

Tanya Martin, Medical Assistant, Beverly

Ms. Martin is the medical assistant at our Beverly office. Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2007, she held various positions in healthcare services. Ms. Martin has a degree in Medical Assisting and graduated with honors from Olympia College.

Administrative Staff

Ernie Jaseckas, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jaseckas is the Chief Operating Officer for Midland Orthopedic Associates. He joined Midland in 2015 with several years of healthcare management experience in orthopedics. Mr. Jaseckas is a Certified Public Accountant, with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Illinois Benedictine College (Benedictine University). He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and other associations.

Jill A. Hannigan, Medical Assistant

Ms. Hannigan is a medical assistant to Dr. Maday. Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 1997, she held various positions in healthcare services.

Adrianne M. Oblazny, Site Manager, Beverly

Ms. Oblazny is site manager for the Beverly office. Prior to joining Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2001, she held various supervisory positions in office management and marketing.

Carmen L. Martinez, Wabash Reception Manager

Ms. Martinez manages the reception desk and serves as patient liason at our Wabash office. She joined Midland Orthopedic Associates in 2006 with over fifteen years of professional management experience including employee relations, personnel development, and customer service. She is fluent in Spanish.

Erika A. Barragan, Surgical Coordinator

Ms. Barragan is the surgical coordinator at Midland Orthopedic Associates. She joined the practice in 2002 and since 2004 her duties include scheduling surgery, obtaining insurance approval for surgery, and serving as a liason between our patients, the hospital, and the patients’ insurance companies.

 


 

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Chicago
2850 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60616
Tel: 312.842.4600, Fax: 312.842.8690

Hometown
8735 S. Merrion Lane
Hometown, IL 60456
Tel: 708.425.1150, Fax: 708.425.9454

La Grange
5201 S. Willow Springs Rd., Suite 340
La Grange, IL 60525
Tel: 708.482.7767, Fax: 708.482.7988

Greenwood Plaza
1111 East 87th St., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60619
Tel: 773.375.5500, Fax: 773.375.4655


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