The physicians and staff of OB-Gyne Associates of Libertyville, S.C. are dedicated to providing high quality and convenient healthcare, treating the most sensitive and changing needs of women throughout every stage of life. 
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Our Practitioners

Akemi L. Nakanishi, M.D.Akemi L. Nakanishi, M.D.

Board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology since 2005, Dr. Nakanishi has been in private practice at Ob-Gyne Associates of Libertyville since 2003.  She treats patients at the Libertyville and Gurnee, IL offices, and has staff privileges at Condell Medical Center.

Dr. Nakanishi earned her Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering and Management Science, from Northwestern University, McCormick School of Engineering, 1993.  She worked as a systems analyst for two years prior to entering medical school in 1995.  She then received her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1999.  Her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training was conducted at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, July 1999 – June 2003.

Dr. Nakanishi is a member of the American Medical Association, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Her professional interests include adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive surgery (including the use of the DaVinci surgical robot), and preventive medicine.

She is fluent in English and Japanese.

Eileen Morrison, MD

Eileen T. Morrison, MD

Dr. Eileen Morrison is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1995. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She went on to medical school at Chicago Medical School, graduating in 1989. Her post graduate training was done at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. She has been in private practice in Lake County since 1993, joining Ob-Gyne Associates of Libertyville in 1995.

Dr. Morrison is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Society of Robotic Surgery Inc., the Lake County Medical Society, the Illinois State Medical Society and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Morrison has special interest in office based hysteroscopic procedures, including Novasure endometrial ablation and Essure tubal occlusion. She also has special interest in minimally invasive surgery including the use of DaVinci surgical robot. Her other interests include adolescent gynecology and menopausal medicine. As a breast cancer survivor herself, she is a strong and verbal advocate for breast health and early breast cancer detection. She is a yearly guest speaker at Condell's Breast Cancer Awareness Month activites.

Jennifer L. Schaefer, MDJennifer L. Schaefer, MD

Board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology since 2000.  Dr. Schaefer has been in private practice at OB-Gyne Associates of Libertyville since 1998.  She treats patients at the Libertyville and Gurnee, IL office locations, and has staff privileges at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL.

Dr. Schaefer earned her Bachelor of Science with high honors in Biology from DePaul University, Chicago, IL in June 1990, and her Doctorate of Medicine in May 1994 from Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL.  Her Obstetrics/Gynecology residency training was conducted at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Affiliate of University of Illinois, July 1994 – June 1998.

Dr. Schaefer is a member of the American Medical Association, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lake County Medical Society, Illinois State Medical Society, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Laparoscopic surgery, endometrial ablative procedures, hysteroscopic tubal occlusion, adolescent gynecology, and mentoring premed students/ physicians in training are Dr. Schaefer’s professional interests.

Adriana M. Spellman, MDAdriana M. Spellman, MD

Named Top Doctor, Chicago Magazine, 2001 and 2004. Dr. Spellman is board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology, since November 1993.  She has been in private practice with OB-Gyne Associates of Libertyville since 1991.  She treats patients at the Libertyville and Gurnee, IL offices, and has staff privileges at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL.

Dr. Spellman earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with High Honors from  DePaul University, 1983.  She then received her Doctorate of Medicine from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, June 1987.  Her Obstetrics/Gynecology residency was completed at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Affiliate of University of Illinois, July 1987 – June 1991, with a Rotating Internship, July 1987 – June 1988.

Dr. Spellman is a member of the American Medical Association, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lake County Medical Society, and the Illinois State Medical Society.  She has been a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists since 1994, was Junior Fellow District Secretary/Treasurer, 1991-1992, and Illinois Section Chairman, 1990-1992.

Minimally invasive surgery including operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopic procedures such as endometrial ablations and noninvasive tubal occlusion procedures (i.e.: Essure) are of special interest to Dr. Spellman as well as adolescent gynecology, perimenopause and preventative medicine.

 

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