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Santina Wheat

Program Director Northwestern Family Medicine Residency Erie Humboldt Park

Family Medicine

Bio information

Dr. Wheat is the Program Director for the McGaw Northwestern Family Medicine Residency Erie Humboldt Park. This program is a Teaching Health Center Program that serves a largely Spanish speaking patient population at Erie Family Health Center a Federally Qualified Health Center in Chicago. She earned her medical degree at University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine and her Masters of Public Health at University of Illinois School of Public Health. She completed a family medicine residency at McGaw Northwestern Family Medicine Residency Humboldt Park. Wheat also completed a fellowship in Maternal and Child Health at McGaw Northwestern Medical Center. She currently primarily provides full primary care primarily to patients living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. She also runs an outpatient procedure clinic with the residents in her program and is part of the maternity care team. Dr Wheat has a strong interest in reproductive health and social determinants of health. She started seeing patients at Erie in 2013.

Languages spoken

English, Spanish


Acute illness management
Asthma management
Breastfeeding education
Care for high-risk pregnancies
Cholesterol Checks
Chronic illness management
Developmental screenings
Diabetes education and management
Diagnostic gynecological testing
Family planning
Free pregnancy testing
Hepatitis C treatment
Low-cost contraception
Newborn care
Pap smears
Physical exams
Pregnancy care
Prenatal exams
Rapid HIV testing
Referral for specialty care
School and sports physical exams
Sick child care
STI Testing and Treatment
Tuberculosis and lead testing
Ultrasound services
Well child visit


(312) 666-3494

Erie Humboldt Park Health and Dental Center
2750 W. North Ave Chicago, IL