On August 1, 2013, Governor Quinn signed The Compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act into Illinois state law. The purpose of the program is to allow individuals who are diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition to apply for registry card to obtain medical cannabis for medical use. The pilot program became effective on January 1, 2014, and, will be effective for four years.

Dr. Chavez has been certifying patients for the program since June of 2014 and has been an advocate for those seeking medical use of cannabis. Dr. Chavez and his staff are very knowledgeable of the State's application process and are committed to helping patients with debilitating medical conditions seek an alternative to traditional therapy. In certain cases, Dr. Chavez has been able to assist patients with non-qualifying medical conditions obtain their certification.

The certifying process is a time sensitive and occasionally frustrating process, Our staff experts will guide you through this process from start to finish and will monitor your progress  throughout the way with quarterly follow-up exams, dose monitoring and information on the short and long term health effects of medical marijuana. 

If you are interested in Medical Marijuana, Call us at.773-227-3303 to schedule an appointment. Print out the required forms from this site and bring them in on your visit. We will work with your current physician to make the process as smooth as possible.