Welcome to North Shore Primary Care, where our goal is to deliver high-quality medical care in a comfortable and reassuring setting. Our doctors continually stay up-to-date with the latest advances in medicine. We take the time to sit and listen to your specific concerns. We emphasize wellness and will work with you to help you achieve your healthiest state possible. We are available to manage your medical needs and to be your partner on the road to excellent health!
North Shore Physicians
North Shore Primary Care provides our patients with a variety of health services. Some of which include: preventive wellness, acute sick care, nutrition and fitness care, and bariatric medicine. We provide our patients with individual responses to their needs. Our doctors are here to assist you along the path of your personal health journey. We take the time needed to listen to our patients and discover the best treatment plan for each individual.
North Shore Doctors
In 2003, Dr. Shana Weiss started North Shore Primary Care in an effort to provide local residents with compassionate, high-quality primary care physicians. Our doctors emphasize listening to our patients. We will work alongside you to ensure that you fully understand your situation and the best ways to treat it. Our exceptional team of doctors has the knowledge and experience needed to provide you with the finest primary care.
Shana Weiss, MD
Diplomate of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Internship, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD
M.D. Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Graduate School Medical Science Track Program
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
B.A. Psychology, Pre-medical program
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
Honors and Awards:
Nominated for Internal Medicine Chief Resident, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
AMWA, Janet M. Glasgow Award for Achievement, May 1996
Lake County Medical Association
Illinois State Medical Society
American Medical Association
Nancy Chodash, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nancy Chodash FNP-BC is a board certified family nurse practitioner focusing her career in internal medicine. She received her doctorate from Rush University graduating with highest honors. She provides care to patients age 16 years and above for preventive care, treatment of acute illness, and treatment of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. She has a special interest in women’s health , mental health, and weight loss.
Her philosophy is simple. She treats her patients as if they are family in an environment of mutual respect and trust. She believes that all people should have a health advocate and is proud to be just that for her patients.
In her free time she enjoys creating gluten-free recipes , writing her blog “Nancy’s World”, and spending time with her family and friends.
Ellen Verlen, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 25 years of experience as a nurse, 15 of those years as a nurse practitioner.
Experienced in family medicine, women’s health, behavioral and addiction medicine, medical weight loss.
Trained at University of Illinois, North Park University, and Loyola University.
Member of Sigma Theta Tau National Nurses Honor Society.
Philosophy of Care: “I strive to treat the whole person. I believe that health and wellness are an important part of the foundation for a fulfilling life.”
Enrique Saguil, MD
American Board of Family Medicine
Board Eligible with ABPS Integrative Medicine
Fellowship: The Andrew Weil Integrative Medicine Center/University of Arizona
Certification: UCLA Medical Acupuncture
Fellowship: The Center for Athletic Medicine/St Joesph’s Hospital, Chicago
Resident: West Suburban Medical Center/Loyola Family Medicine, Oak Park
Transitional Resident: Department of Internal Medicine Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia
University of the East, Quezon City, Philippines
Lifestyle Coach The Endorphine Effect Training Center, Bartlett
Hiking Guide US National Parks
Yoga/Meditation Teacher, The Chopra Center Carlsbad CA
Victoria (Tori) Butur, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, who has 10 years of nursing experience. Her area of clinical interest is treating the overweight population in the primary care setting. She is experienced in medically managed weight loss as well as surgical weight loss options.
She blends the scientific process, current practice guidelines, and national standards of care in a non-biased, judgement free environment. She has a holistic approach tailored specifically to every individual she treats. She enjoys creating lasting relationships and treats and provides care as if you were her own family.
Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)
Illinois Obesity Society (IOS)
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Illinois Association for Bariatric Surgery (IABS)
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)