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In-Office Procedures: A Safe and Convenient Alternative Jul 12th, 2020

Perhaps it was an questionable test result, such as an abnormal PAP smear. Maybe it is abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain. It may also be any number of gynelogical conditions. Whatever the reason that brings you in to see your doctor, you want answers, but most of all, you want physical...

COVID-19 and Your Medical Care at All for Women Healthcare Apr 14th, 2020

To All Patients: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented the following recommended CDC and IDPH protocols to safeguard patients and staff in our offices. 1) If you have a fever, coughing, shortness of breath, or exhibit any signs of illness, you will not be seen and must...

Virtual Visits with TeleHealth Apr 13th, 2020

Healthcare is officially regarded as an "essential business". As such, the doctors at All for Women Healthcare are still seeing patients on a limited basis. Patients are also allowed to travel so long as the purpose is to see their doctor (as well as for any approved essential purpose -...

New Book By Dr Teresa Tam - "Vaginal Pessaries" Feb 2nd, 2020

Though a skilled and accomplished surgeon, Dr. Teresa Tam does not always seek a surgical solution to health issues. In fact, she always looks for the least invasive, least traumatic solution to these problems. For her, surgery is a last resort when no non-surgical treatment is feasible or possible. With...

Podcast - Dr. Teresa Tam Discusses Endometriosis and Female Sexual Dysfunction Aug 23rd, 2019

As a guest on the popular women's health podcast, "The Pelvic Messenger", Dr Teresa Tam is interviewed by the host, Dianna Lee. The topic is, "Endometriosis and Female Sexual Dysfunction". Dr. Tam shares how she educates and helps her patients to identify, diagnose and treat this and other women's health...

New North Shore Clinic Location! Mar 14th, 2019

We have added a new clinic location in the North Shore region just north of Chicago. The clinic was formerly owned by North Shore Fertility under Dr. Anne Borkowski. As the new owners, we will be sharing the clinic with Dr. Borkowski, bringing our gynecology services to complement her fertility...

Welcome Dr. Jenny Tam! Sep 16th, 2018

Dr. Jenny Tam, MD Joins All for Women Healthcare, SC We welcome Dr. Jenny Tam (“Dr. Jenny”), to our Practice. Yes, she is “Dr. Tam”, too, but, no, they are not related. Dr. Jenny is a Board certified, licensed obstetrician and gynecologist. Like Dr. Teresa Tam (“Dr. Teresa”), she will...

Dr. Tam Published in a New Medical Textbook Jun 18th, 2018

The phrase, “She wrote the book…” now applies to Dr. Tam, who has just been published as co-author and co-editor of a new medical textbook, “Ambulatory Gynecology,” published by Springer Publications. Already a big seller in both print and e-book, Ambulatory Gynecology is soon to become the “de facto” reference...

Dr. Tam in the News! Voyage Chicago Interview Nov 7th, 2017

Chicago is an incredible city - but it's so large and so vast and so diverse that all of us are missing out on tons of great people, businesses, organizations, events and more. VoyageChicago brings the best of Chicago to the forefront so that we may all find the best...

Genetics and Cancer: Are You at Risk? Jul 25th, 2016

Breast Cancer“When breast cancer is detected early, in the localized stage, the 5-year survival rate is 98%” (National Cancer Institute)Recently, there has been a lot of attention being given to genetic testing (also referred to as a carrier screening test) ever since movie actor, Angelina Jolie (whose mother died of ovarian cancer),...

Genetic Testing: Planning for Parenthood Jul 25th, 2016

Planning a family? If you or you spouse has any family history of genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis, Fragile X Syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy, or any others, you may want to consider genetic testing for you and also your spouse (if he also has family history of genetic disorders).We...

Dr. Tam in the News! Jul 25th, 2016

Besides being a compassionate physician and highly skilled surgeon, Dr. Tam is also a professor of medicine at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, just north of Chicago. She was recently featured in an article published in the Evanston Roundtable, an online news source for the town of Evanston. The article focused...

Inspired as a Child Jul 25th, 2016

Ever wonder what makes a person pursue the career they chose? Whether it be a policeman, fireman, engineer, teacher, accountant, doctor… somewhere along the line, a personal choice was made to enter a career.  Perhaps in your own case, your career chose you?With Dr. Tam, it was a little of both....

FACS Jul 25th, 2016

Dr. Tam was recently inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Surgeons. As such, she can now add to her title, the letters, “FACS” which stand for “Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.” Those letters after a surgeon’s name mean that the surgeon’s education and training, professional qualifications,...