Shirley Moore, MSN, APN, an advanced practice nurse, has joined Elmhurst Clinic’s Obstetrics and Gynecology practice. She is accepting new patients at Elmhurst Clinic’s office located at 133 E. Brush Hill Rd., Suite 308 in Elmhurst, and can often see patients the same day. To make an appointment, call (331) 221-9006. For more information, visit www.eehealth.org/services/womens-health.
Moore, formerly a midwife, is now focusing on gynecology, including the care of teenagers, well woman exams, contraceptive care, STD screenings (including treatment and follow-up), menopause care (both medical and alternative therapies), and breast cancer screening and evaluations.
Moore, who has more than 30 years of experience in caring for the health of women, is working with three obstetricians/gynecologists at Elmhurst Clinic – Drs. Antonio Bravo, Marco Martinez and Armando San Juan.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Benedictine University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Lewis University. She trained as a midwife at Meharry Medical College Birth & Midwifery Center in Nashville.
Moore started her practice at Cook County Hospital where she specialized in teen pregnancy and was part of the midwife practice at Northwestern Hospital that provided the first water births in the city of Chicago. She has practiced midwifery at several area hospitals, including Elmhurst Hospital, where she was part of the Elmhurst Clinic Midwifery & Women’s Health practice until spring 2015.