Newswise — ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 2, 2014) – Northwest Community Healthcare’s (NCH) Medical Group has increased its network of expert doctors as it welcomes a neurologist, family practitioner and rheumatologist.

Paul Later, MD, is board certified in neurology and will treat neurology patients ages 14 and older at the NCH Medical Group office, 500 N. Hicks Road, Palatine. Dr. Later earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1987 from Rush Medical College in Chicago. His neurology residency was performed at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago.

Elizabeth Ziemann, MD, is board certified in family medicine and will treat patients at the Buffalo Grove Medical Group office, 1450 Busch Parkway. Dr. Ziemann earned her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2007 from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City. Her family medicine residency was performed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Later in July, David Giangreco, MD, will begin treating rheumatology patients ages 18 and older at 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Dr. Giangreco earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2009 from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He performed an internal medicine residency at Loyola and a rheumatology fellowship at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago.

Patients can request appointments with the physicians at Patients of the NCH Medical Group can go online to ask questions, download and complete registration forms prior to their office visits, and register for free health seminars.

The NCH Medical Group offers a full range of physician specialties, including allergy, chiropractic, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, neurology, pediatrics, podiatry, rheumatology, urology, as well as internal medicine and family practice. To ensure optimum collaboration and continuity of care, NCH Medical Group physicians share access to patient electronic medical records across all locations.

NCH Medical Group physician offices are located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich, Mount Prospect, Palatine and Schaumburg. To learn more about the NCH Medical Group, and to view physician bios and videos, visit To find a trusted physician, community members also can call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968).# # #

About NCH Medical GroupNCH Medical Group is the physician group belonging to the Northwest Community Healthcare comprehensive, patient-centered system of care that serves more than 350,000 outpatients each year, as well as nearly 30,000 inpatients treated annually at the 496-bed acute care hospital in Arlington Heights. NCH Medical Group treats approximately 60,000 patients each year from the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The practice has 90 physicians and 9 mid-level providers, representing allergy, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, podiatry, primary care, rheumatology and urology.