Dr. Kirsten Oliversen, MD
Board Certified and Fellowship trained in Family, Sports Medicine & Concussions
Dr. Oliversen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in neuroscience with a minor in chemistry, and her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Oliversen completed her residency in Family Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Oliversen completed her fellowship training at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois focusing on Primary Care Sports Medicine.
Dr. Oliversen is passionate about injury prevention and rehabilitation. She especially enjoys working with athletes – from weekend warriors to elite level competitors. Consistent with her passion for sports, she is committed to utilizing a team approach including athletic trainers, physical therapists, and coaches in order to return the patient to his/her desired activity as quickly and safely as possible. Dr. Oliversen’s special interests include concussions, female athletes, and runners. She enjoys providing volunteer medical services for local sporting events including the Chicago Marathon.
Like many of her patients, Dr. Oliversen has remained active throughout her life. She enjoys soccer, yoga and running year-round, as well as sailing on Lake Michigan in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. She currently is accepting referrals for work-related injuries and can provide a diagnosis as well as a treatment plan.
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Certificate, Phlebotomy, Electrocardiography: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Medical: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Family Medicine Residency: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
SOUTHWEST CHICAGO AREA:
- American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
- American College of Sports Medicine
- American Academy of Family Physicians
Areas of Specialty
- Sports Medicine (Non-operative)
- General Orthopedics
- Fracture Care
- Foot & Ankle Injuries
- Running Injuries
- Female Specific Athletic Injuries