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M. Susan Scanlon, 

Dr. M. Susan Scanlon
Midwest Center for Women's Healthcare




Physician and Surgeon since 1996

-Specializes in women's and adolescent health

-Board-certified physician

-Certified DaVinci Robotic Surgeon

-Certified Menopause Practioner

-Fellow of American College of OB/GYN

-Named Top New Doctor in Integrative Care in Chicago Magazine

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Founder of ScanlonWorks

-A mission to encourage young people to reach beyond what they think they are capable of, to do more than they believe possible, and to find their passion in life.

-A goal to provide opportunities to young people to gain insight into their interests, abilities and talents in order to reach their full potential and become the best person they can be.

Midwest Center for Women's Healthcare

-Physician and surgeon

-President and Chairman of the Board

-Gynecology, Adolescent gynecology

-Robotic surgeon

-Certified menopause practitioner

-Offices in Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates, Il.

The Gyne's Guide for College Women

Author of The Gyne's Guide for College Women: How to Have a Healthy, Safe, and Happy Four Years

-A guidebook to prepare high school girls for what's ahead in college.

-A go-to resource for college women to keep it in their dorm-room for quick answers and advice when they need it.

Launched the Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself College Prep Workshops 

-Designed for high school & college students to have a safe and healthy college experience.

-Relevant for both female and male students and their parents.

-Panel of experts teach vital information on sexuality, consent, alcohol use, risk of sexual assault, self-defense, bystander awareness, self-esteem, handling stress, exercise and nutrition.

Includes a strategy for health, interactive feedback from college students, a self-defense lesson, bystander awareness, dorm-room workout, college yoga flow, and practical nutrition tips.

Hosts Robotic Surgical Events

-An interactive hands-on event with a DaVinci robot and surgical simulators for high school students interested in medicine, science, robotics, and technology.

-Awards the annual ScanlonWorks Robotic Scholarship to one outstanding high school student for the best essay response.

National Speaker

-Speaks on hot topics in health and safety

-Speaks to female and male students (and their parents) to prepare for college health & safety

-Speaks to college audiences about relevant health and safety issues on campus

-Hospital, community, high school, college, and charitable events.

-To schedule Dr M. Susan Scanlon to speak at your event, contact us!

Mentor for high school, college, and graduate and medical students.

-Provides shadowing opportunities to students interested in a career in medicine or nursing.

-Mentor for High School District 214 Medical Academy students

-Mentor for Chicago Medical School students

In the Media

Dr Scanlon has been featured on TV, radio, and online news for her medical expertise, college guidebook, and college prep workshops.


-Undergrad: Boston College 

-Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

-Residency: University of Southern California, Women's Hospital & Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center 

On Staff

-Amita Health St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, Il.

-Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Il.

   Why I wrote The Gyne's Guide for College Women
"My aim is for YOU to have a fabulous college experience.  The Gyne's Guide will give you the information you need to keep you safe and healthy, help you stay on track to reach your goals, and make college some of the best years of your life."
M. Susan Scanlon, MD

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