Illinois Professionals Health Program

Telephone: (800) 215-HELP (4357)
Fax: (847) 892-7911
701 Lee Street
Suite 125
Des PlainesIL 60016


  • Cynthia Gordon, MD, JD, Medical Director
  • Terry Lavery, LCPC, Case Manager
  • Marvin Bornschlegl, LCPC, CADC, CCJP, Case Manager

Program Structure

This program is operated by:

  • Other: Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization

Does this program have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • No
  • Other: Limited contract with the state regulatory agency (Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation) ONLY for nurses and pharmacists 

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Behavioral health problems
  • Sexual misconduct and/or boundary violations
  • Physical illness
  • Stress management
  • Other: Disruptive behavior 

Populations served:

  • Physicians – MD
  • Physicians – DO
  • Medical students
  • Dentists
  • Residents
  • Psychologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Other: All other health professionals and others if appropriate


Primary sources of funding for this program:

  • State licensing agency
  • Malpractice insurance companies
  • Participant fees

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