Favia Primary Care Providers
Are you looking for a primary care physician you can trust, one who will take the time to provide the care and attention you need so you can make the best decisions about your health? Call the one-of-a-kind medical professionals at Favia Primary Care in Algonquin, Illinois at (815) 276-0150 to schedule your first appointment or use our convenient online appointment request form. Get the care you deserve – now.
Meet Dr. Philip Favia
As an experienced, board-certified in family medicine physician, Dr. Philip Favia understands the value of personalized, one-on-one care. It’s what drove him to establish Favia Primary Care in 2018, marking his return to private practice after treating patients in an outpatient clinic for the Advocate Medical Group.
Dr. Favia received his medical degree from Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine in 2000 and completed his family practice residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio in 2003. After obtaining his MD, he spent the next year working in the Emergency Room of Marion General Hospital in Marion, Ohio. During that time, he also volunteered in teaching other newly minted doctors as a residency preceptor for Riverside’s family practice residency program.
Since 2004, Dr. Favia has been treating patients and their families in Algonquin, Illinois. The first 9 years spent as a proud member of Alpine Family Physicians. After that, he enjoyed five years as a provider for Advocate Medical Group. In 2018, Dr. Favia returned to private practice and established Favia Primary Care. Listening to, working with, and treating patients is Dr. Favia’s approach to providing the best possible health care. It is this level of customized, quality care that is the focus of Favia Primary Care.
Dr. Favia was born in Chicago and has spent his entire life in the area. Dr. Favia is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. See what patients have to say.
Meet Lacee Keller, PA
After seven years of experience as a physician assistant, Lacee found her passion in family medicine. She appreciates the relationships it allows her to build with her patients. Throughout her career as a PA-C, she found she enjoyed an area of medicine that allowed her to see all ages and families. The quality and personalized care offered at Favia Primary Care is what drove Lacee to continue her collaborating relationship with Dr Favia.
After graduating from the University of Illinois, Lacee went to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where she received her master of science in physician assistant studies. Her graduating class ranked in the top 10 percent on the national certifying board exam. She then went on to work in family medicine for Carle in Mahomet, Illinois. After a year and a half there, she was offered an opportunity to work in the emergency department and walk-in clinic at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois. She was one of few advanced practice providers to be nominated for the medical staff award during her two years there. Throughout this four-year period, she served as an assistant clinical instructor for SIU, mentoring multiple PA students in a variety of phases in their programs.
Starting in 2015, Lacee relocated to the Algonquin area, returning to family medicine for Advocate Medical Group. She has been working alongside Dr. Favia since 2015 providing care for their patients. She is currently working toward her certification in obesity management by the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Obesity Medicine Association. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. To learn more about what a physician assistant is, watch this Facebook video.
Lacee is from southern Illinois but moved to the Algonquin area to be close to family. She is blessed to have two children. She enjoys her time as "Mommy" and running.