ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Arlington Heights, announces new Travel Medicine services offered at the 1538 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL office. This international travel consultation and inoculation service is open to established patients of Affinity Healthcare LLC, as well as the general public (14 years of age and older).

Infectious Disease Specialist Heads Travel Medicine Program — Dr. C. David Bakken, who earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, Chicago, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL. In private practice since 1974, Dr. Bakken is Board Certified in the specialties of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Emergency Medicine. He has extensive experience in the field of Travel Medicine.

According to Michael Hartke, CEO of Affinity Healthcare LLC, “We are pleased to offer patients convenient access to an Infectious Disease Specialist of Dr. Bakken’s caliber. He offers the benefit of his expertise to ensure the highest quality travel medicine program. Affinity Healthcare LLC patients can be confident that the advice and treatment they receive will help prevent travel-related infectious diseases.”

To schedule a Travel Medicine appointment telephone: 847-253-6464, ext. 5405. For more information regarding Affinity Healthcare LLC, visit our website: Media: To arrange an interview, please contact: Jacqueline Speckin, Chief Marketing Officer, Affinity Healthcare LLC, Email: or phone: 847-847-7457, cell: 847-567-4575.

About Affinity Healthcare:
Established in 2007, Affinity Healthcare LLC was created by the merger of the Northwest Chicago Suburban medical practices formerly named Greater Northwest Medical Group, North Suburban Internists, and Adult Care Specialists. Affinity Healthcare LLC offers Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Diagnostic Imaging, Physical Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Podiatry, and Travel Medicine by appointment, and Immediate Care walk-in care at our office located at 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Affinity Healthcare treats approximately 100,000 patients at offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, IL.

Our mission: To continuously evolve, applying leading edge innovation, and placing our patients’ needs first and foremost at every level of Affinity Healthcare. We are dedicated to delivering unique, high quality, and convenient healthcare services based on this patient-focused approach.

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