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Summit Family Medical was founded by Dr. Ken Birge in 1993.  His extensive experience in family and emergency medicine provide an excellent background for skilled and compassionate medical care.  A 1986 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Birge is affiliated with Advocate-Bromenn Hospital.


Dr. Birge and the staff of skilled medical professionals at Summit Family Medical are dedicated to helping patients of all ages achieve greater health and well being. Our experience and independence is what make us stand out from the rest.  We are owned by no one, and we can, and do put your needs first.

Whether you are feeling ill or would like to schedule a routine checkup, we can provide you with the medical care you need. We are currently accepting new patients.  Give us a call to learn more about us and our practice.

Dr Kenneth Birge

Dr. Birge has been a Family Practice Physician in this area for over 25 years.  He attended the University of Illinois, where he received a Master's Degree in Immunogenetics followed by his Medical Degree.  He attended an internship and residency in Family Practice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, one of the countries largest hospitals

He has worked in multiple hospital emergency rooms in Illinois and Indiana, and has extensive experience in urgent care.  He worked as an intern with the Flight Surgeons at NASA at Johnson Space Center training the crew of the final Challenger shuttle flight.

Elizabeth Devlin    Nurse Practitioner
Elizabeth recently joined our practice.  She is accepting new patients and will be assisting Dr Birge in seeing patients.  She specializes in women's health and gynecology, and geriatrics.
Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Illinois State University, and Masters of Science in Nursing from Maryville University.  She was awarded membershiop in the International Honor Society of Nurses and is a member of the American Nurses Association.  She is an accomplished nurse professional with over ten years of diverse experience in patient care.
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