Our Staff

Dr. Haresh Sawlani - Bilingual Staff ChicagoOur guiding principal is to treat everybody the same way as I would want to be treated by my physician. We have been in practice since 1996 and on staff in local hospitals and nursing homes and long term ventilator facilities such as Kindred Hospital.Dr. Sawlani founded the practice in 2002, finished his Internal Medicine training at Rush/Westlake hospital, Chicago, IL, and was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1996. He has been in Private Practice since 1996. Dr Sawlani is currently on staff at Gottlieb, Our Lady of Resurrection, Resurrection & Kindred hospitals and also at various nursing homes. He is the Medical Director of Elmwood Care Nursing Home in Elmwood Park, IL as well as Regency Nursing Home in Niles, IL. Dr. Sawlani is also a Physician Adviser for Kindred (Central) Hospital.

Bilingual Staff Chicago, Certificate of Recognition from the NCQA Bilingual Staff Chicago, Certificate of Recognition from the NCQA Bilingual Staff Chicago, Certificate of Recognition from the NCQA


Dr. Sawlani received a Certificate of Recognition from the NCQA for providing quality cardiovascular and stroke care to his patients.

Dr. Joanna Lo joined Dr. Sawlani’s practice in 2015. She takes great pride in helping all patients as well as preventive care for females.
All of the providers have Illinois licenses and are supported by trained medical assistants.

Our Staff Members

Haresh Sawlani MD – drsawlani@centralprimarycare.com
Dr. Joanna Lo – drjoannalo@centralprimarycare.com
Ms. Rosie Martinez – Office Manager / PCMH Coordinator. rosiemartinez@centralprimarycare.com
Ms. Debra Dempsey – Billing Coordinator. debradempsey@centralprimarycare.com
Ms. Vera Prodanic – Medical Assistant. veraprodanic@centralprimarycare.com
Janet Torres – Referral Coordinator
NP Kinga Pater

To Our Patients

Are the most important people in our practice!
Are not dependent on us.We are dependent on them!
Are not interruptions of our work.They are our work!
Are parts of our practice….
And…we would never ever forget it.
And are the people who pay our salary!
Are the people without whom we would have no work!
And… We wont ever forget it.- Central Primary Care