Providers

Dr. Thomas J. Meyer

Dr. Thomas J. Meyer

Dr. Meyer is a graduate of Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago. Illinois. He served his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Meyer is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Meyer has been chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Good Shepherd Hospital since 2003. He is active in numerous hospital committees, particularly those focused on patient safety issues. He was recently selected by TopTierMD as one of its 2010 Chicago Top Doctors - Women's Health (OB/Gyne). He is past president-elect of the Good Shepherd Medical Staff, starting in 2010 and ending in 2016.

Dr. Meyer is married and has four children. He enjoys music and travel.

Dr. David J. Crandall

Dr Crandall has received his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He has completed his resident training at the University of Iowa. Dr. Crandall, currently a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, is board certified for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Crandall assumed the responsibilities of chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in January 2010. Dr. Crandall has also been named as a Top Physician in Chicago magazine.

Dr. Crandall is married and has two children. He is an avid runner and enjoys a variety of sports.

Dr. Heather R. Herbolsheimer

Dr. Herbolsheimer was raised in Michigan and received her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University. She graduated with a Master of Science degree from The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Her masters research, under renowned scientist, Benita Katzenellenbogen, studied the transformation of breast cells into cancerous cells. Dr. Herbolsheimer then moved to the Chicago area to attend medical school at Midwestern University. She completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Herbolsheimer then served four years of active duty (as an OB/Gyn) with the United States Air Force (Shaw & Andrews AFB) before she returned to the Chicago area.

Dr. Herbolsheimer enjoys the continuum of care she can provide to women over their lifetime. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgeries. She is a skilled surgeon in laparoscopic, robotic assisted laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries. Dr. Herbolsheimer is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

She lives with her husband, daughter & two dogs.

Dr. Kelli M. Kilgore

Dr. Kilgore was born and raised in a small town in north central Iowa. After being a paralegal for several years in DesMoines, Iowa she decided to return to medical school. She attended DesMoines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then moved her family to Chicago for her OB/GYN residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She excelled in minimally invasive surgery. She enjoys gynecological surgery and the continuity of prenatal care. She is especially interested in preventative care and treating women of all ages and helping women pursue healthier lifestyles.

Dr. Kilgore enjoys running, swimming and cycling. She loves spending her free time with her husband and two children. She lives in Lake Barrington.

Melissa Estes P.A.-C

Melissa Estes was raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and moved to California to complete her undergraduate degree at Azusa Pacific University. After spending 2 years working as a medical assistant in an OB/GYN office in California, she came back to the Midwest to finish her education. She received both her Master of Science in Biomedical Science and her Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She also obtained a certificate in women’s health during her graduate training, which included training to perform counseling of women during various life stages.

She completed specialized clinical rotations in OB/GYN during her PA training, where she developed extensive diagnostic skills, the ability to perform procedures and advocate for women in a unique way.

She loves the continuity of care involved in women’s health, as well as the counseling aspect of women transitioning throughout life. Her passion for women’s health has inspired her to be a devoted practitioner for her patients. She lives with her husband, daughter, and you can find them enjoying the outdoors and trying new restaurants.