Summit Health Center

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Most recent patient satisfaction survey for Summit Health Center.






























  • » Family Medical Services
  • » Well Child Care
  • » Pediatric Care
  • » Physicals and Immunizations
  • » Sick Care for the Entire Family
  • » Chronic Disease Management
  • » Women’s Health Care, including Gynecology (no OB)
  • » Free Pregnancy Testing
  • » Full-Service Laboratory
  • » Ultrasounds
  • » Medication Assisted Treatment

Summit Health Center

373 Summit St
Elgin, IL 60120

Get directions | Phone: 847-608-1344

SAME DAY & NEXT DAY APPOINTMENTS available, call us!

Download Summit’s English brochure / Descargar un folleto de Summit en Español

Download Summit’s Behavioral Health services brochure / Descargar un folleto de Psiquitria y Terapia en Español

Download the Medication Assisted Treatment brochure.


6:00am – 7:30pm

Tues – Thurs
8:00am – 7:30pm

Fri – Sat
8:00am – 5:00pm










Family Practice








Sandra Afrifah, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC – Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Deepak Ariga, MD, MHL, CPE – Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Dr. Nabanita Bhowmick, MD – Board Certified in Family Medicine
Judith Castro, MSN, FNP-BC – Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Nirmala Govinda, MD – Board Certified in Family Medicine
Malay Him, BA, BSN, MSN, FNP-C – Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Monica Herdrich RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-C – Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Dayna Long, BSN, RN, MSN, FNP-BC – Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Rachel Luettke, BS, MMS, PA-C – Board Certified Physician Assistant
Daniel Newbrander, MS, PA-C – Certified Physician Assistant
Dr. Mark Thompson, MD – Board Certified in Family Medicine
Kathy Van Brunt, PA-C – Physician Assistant
Morgan White, MS, PA-C – Certified Physician Assistant






Behavioral Health / Substance Use Disorder providers





Claire Brown, MSW, LCSW, CADC– Licensed Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Cheryl Ischar, BSN , MSN – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Internal Medicine Providers

Reasons Why Our Patients Love Us

Your experience is important to us! We asked our patients “What is most helpful for you at Greater Elgin Family Care Center?”

“Discounts for the self pay. Taking new patients. The Dr. was very kind and helpful. Good information and very understanding of the situation.”

“That they have personnel that speak both languages English and Spanish.” / “Que tienen personal que habla los dos idiomas espanol y ingles.”

“The provider, patience, attention. She is very kind. Super professional.” / “La provedora, paciencia, atencion. She is very kind. Super professional.”

“Cost of health care was helpful & all of the explanations the doctor gave us about my sons illness & medication.”

“Courtesy, listens, explains your treatment and helps you to understand what meds you are taking and how important it is to know how to take your meds. The teamwork is outstanding. Everybody works together and helps by comparing and backing up each other with notes and treatment.”

“That I don’t have to wait long and even when I come as a walk in.”

“Can get an appointment early in morning.”

“Promptness and help with sign language machine.”

“I have always been helped with respect & on time.”

“It is good, great service and everyone is always very helpful.”

“Reminders of appointments.”

“Quick appointments, little waiting time.”

“The high level of organization!”

“The quality of care and concern.”

“Dr. Govinda explains everything about my health & plan of care all the time.”

“Timely manner, excellent doctor.”

“Their medical knowledge.”

“Very helpful informative, compassionate, knowledgeable of available resources for low-income/uninsured. So grateful, cannot express enough how much I feel more at peace/happy.”

“Doctors are understanding and help to the fullest.”

“Location & same day appointments.”

“I love it here. Morgan White makes my visit comfortable.”

“Ease of getting an appointment soon- specially the walk-in list.”

“It is a very good clinic for someone who doesn’t have insurance.” / “Es una clinica buena para uno que no tiene aseguranza.”

“Good service at low cost.” / “Buen servicio a bajo costo.”

“They help me care for my health.” / “Me ayuda a cuidar mi salud.”

“You have good service and it is close to home.” / “Tienen buen servicio y esta cerca a casa.”

“The service from the personnel and the provider.” / “La atencion del personal y medico.”

“Service, information and answers to my questions.” / “Servicio, informacion y respuesta a todas mis preguntas.”

“It is a very good environment, focused on providing services to the community, it shows the commitment to the community.” / “Es buen ambiente, enfocado en proveer excelentes servicos a la comunidad, se nota el compromise con la comunidad.”

“We can communicate in Spanish.” / “Uno se puede comunicar en espanol.”

“Diabetes control.” / “Control de diabetes.”