Welcome New Physicians

ProHealth Partners proudly welcomes new members to our medical group. Since 1995 we have continued to seek out and add exceptional new physicians and medical practitioners to our group in order to consistently provide an excellent standard of care to our patients.

Previous New Physician:

Kanchana Viswanathan, M.D., F.A.C.E.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolism


"I enjoy getting to know my patients. Over the many years of practice I have learned a lot from my patients. I focus on individualized medical care and believe that "one size doesn't fit all". I strive to take the best from evidence based medicine and tailor it to my patient's needs."

Board Certificatons:
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Education & Training:
Medical Education
Stanley Medical College, University of Madras
Chennai, India

Internship & Residency:
Internal Medicine
Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago Medical School
Chicago, IL
1988 -1991

Honors & Awards:
Best Intern of the Year
Mt. Sinai Hospital
Chicago, IL

AMA Physician's Recognition Award
1996 & 2000

Administrative Experience:

  • Served as President of the Medical Staff, Chair of the Quality Management Committee, and as Chair of the Department of Medicine at Beloit Memorial Hospital at various times during tenure at Beloit Clinic 1993 – 2008.

Presentation at National Meetings:

  • Childhood Thyroid Cancer, Endocrine Society Meeting
    Las Vegas 1992


  • Choriocarcinoma Following Ectopic Pregnancy– A Case Study
    (Co-author: S.K. Desai), J. Obstetrics Gynecology India 35, 559 (1986)
  • Chilhood Thyroid Cancer: Characteristics and Long-Term Outcome in Children Irradiated for Benign Conditions of the Head and Neck. (Co-authors: T.C. Gierlowski and A.B. Schneider). Arch.Pediatr.Adolesc.Med.148, 260 (1994)

Teaching Position:

  • Taught : "Introduction to Clinical Medicine" Course during Fellowship at the University of Illinois 1992.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Rockford from 1999 to present, teaching Clinical Endocrinology.
  • Preceptor in the Generalist Partner Program of the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison from 2000 to 2005.

Office Language:
English, Tamil

Hobbies and Interests:
Dr. Viswanathan is married with one grown-up son. She enjoys traveling, listening to music, reading, walking and yoga.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
  • St. Mary Medical Center