Midwest OB/GYN & Midwifery is dedicated to the obstetric and gynecologic care of women.

Mariusz Koziol, MD FACOG
Dr Koziol is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has extensive experience in gynecologic surgery, high-risk obstetrics and urogynecology. He completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan which is rated as one of fifty best hospitals in the United States .Dr Koziol earned his Medical Doctorate degree at Pomorska Medical Academy in Szczecin, Poland and graduated with high honors as one of best medical students. Dr Koziol is Bilingual: Polish/English

Donna Rivera, CNM
Donna was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada where she graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After relocating to Illinois, Donna returned to school to earn a Bachelors degree in Nursing and started working in labor and delivery in 2006. She credits the nurse midwives at Alexian Brothers with inspiring her and helping her learn the midwifery model of care. In 2013, she graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a Masters of Science in Nurse Midwifery. Donna practices a holistic, evidence based approach that guards the safety and individuality of the birth process. Birth is a natural event that is not only life giving but also, life changing. She feels blessed each time she shares the journey through pregnancy, birth, and into motherhood. Happily married and proud mother of three, Donna enjoys spending time off with family.

Elizabeth Garcia CNM, MS
Graduated from Michigan State University in 1996, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has eight years of experience as a high risk labor and delivery nurse, prenatal nurse educator, diabetic nurse educator, and perinatal nurse. In 2004 she earned her Master of Science in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Spanish is her primary language. Liz is excited to have the opportunity to provide bilingual and bicultural care to the Latino suburban community as well as women of all ethnicities. She is an active member of the American College of Nurse- Midwives and Illinois Society for Advance Practice Nurses. She is currently a Board Member of the American College of Nurse Midwives Illinois Chapter IV.

Janet Ford CNM, MS, IBCLC
Janet has business and legal administration degrees from Harper College and Robert Morris College and worked for 13 years at the Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal law firm in Chicago. She received her BS in Nursing from Northern Illinois University and her MS in Nursing/ Midwifery from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has worked as a labor & delivery nurse at the University of Chicago Hospital and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. She is also a certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) and excited to help new mothers with breastfeeding concerns. Janet enjoys working with women of all ages and backgrounds and providing compassionate and personalized care. Janet, her husband and three children are longtime residents of Elk Grove Village. Free time is enjoyed with her family, traveling, biking, improving her Spanish and volunteering at Queen of the Rosary School & Parish.



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