The clinic, at 3811 Spring St., will close in March. Dr. Ronald Smits is retiring, and his partner, Dr. Melinda McCord, is leaving Wheaton-Franciscan to pursue opportunities on the east coast. Smits' last day is March 13. McCord's last day is March 20.
Wheaton-Franciscan is partnership with Great Lakes Dermatology, which is accepting new patients at its offices in Racine and Pleasant Prairie. Doctors at the clinic include: Dr. Steven Armus, Dr. James Lynott and Dr. Martha Arroyo.
The hospital system also announced three new specialized clinics, including:
- Acne Care Clinic, 3801 Spring St. The clinic is a partnership with family Dr. Rudy Byron. Physician Assistant Kelly Schneider will address adult and teen acne issues. She's available on Wednesdays.
- Psoriasis Care, 3811 Spring St., Suite 301. This clinic is a partnership with rheumatologist Dr. Thomas Murphy. Physican Assistant Tracy Nelson will continue her work with psoriasis patients. Phototherapy treatment will be available at this location.
- Physician Assistant Kelly Schneider will work with Dr. Michael Sweet to provide skin cancer and lesion care. Schneider is available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Her office is in Wheaton-Franciscan's Atrium building.