Fadel Azer


Medical Director (Central & South Locations and Obstetrics)

Fadel Azer, MD, FACOG joined VNA in 2010 and is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who also serves as VNA Medical Director of Central and Southern Locations and Obstetrics across all VNA Health Center locations. He was awarded the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Cairo School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt.

Dr. Azer reports to the Chief Clinical Officer and is responsible for the day-to-day supervision for family practice, OB/GYN, and pediatric physicians and nurse practitioners at VNA Health Center sites in Aurora, Bolingbrook, Romeoville and Joliet. In collaboration with the VP of Provider Relations, Dr. Azer is responsible for overseeing selection, training, orientation and disciplining of provider staff. Dr. Azer provides supervision and peer review for VNA Health Center providers including holding regular staff meetings, individual review/discussion of productivity reports on a monthly basis, new employee and annual written provider evaluations including clinical observation, individual coaching, and disciplinary action, if needed. Dr. Azer participates in Quality Improvement and Medical Risk Management and audits provider charts on a regular basis for accuracy and appropriate patient assessment and initiation of appropriate treatment and follow-up as indicated.

Dr. Azer holds his Master of General Surgery credential from the University of Cairo School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Azer’s residencies were in Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute, University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt; and Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Azer is a fluent Arabic speaker.