Woman accuses Advocate Medical Group, doctor of medical negligence

By Annie Cosby | Aug 19, 2014


An area medical group and doctor are facing a lawsuit from a woman who claims her doctor failed to recognize a mass, leading to a delay in her cancer diagnosis.

Kimberly Bowling filed a lawsuit Aug. 4 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Dr. Susan Schy, Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp., doing business as Advocate Medical Group, and Advocate Health Partners, doing business as Advocate Physician Partners.

According to the complaint, Schy performed an examination on Bowling at Advocate on Nov. 20, 2012, and gave her follow-up care to her through Feb. 1, 2013, but failed to recognize an ovarian mass and timely diagnose her cancer.

Bowling is seeking more than $100,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Sharon A. Kobrin of Munday & Nathan in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L008113.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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