HealthLinc providers are highly educated, experienced, and compassionate about caring for you and your family. With a focus on treating you as a whole person, we want to help you stay healthy as well as care for you when you are sick or injured. Our team approach to patient care means that each clinic is able to offer you a wide range of services. You can take comfort knowing that all your HealthLinc providers are communicating with each other to make certain your health care needs are met.
Carl Toren, MD
Interim Chief Medical Officer
Carl Toren, MD, is a Pediatrician at HealthLinc in East Chicago and HealthLinc’s Interim Chief Medical Officer. He received his A.B. from Hope College, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Northwestern University Medical School and an M.P.H. from the University of Illinois School of Public Health. Dr. Toren has served as the Chief Medical Officer for Chicago Family Health Center, the Director of Medical Services at Chicago Behavioral Hospital, a Medical Consultant with Head Start, Chicago Services Division, the Medical Director and Pediatric Consultant for Columbus/Maryville Clinic and Center for Medically Complex Children, Medical Director for the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, and Staff Physician and Public Health Supervisor for the Medical Missionary, Reformed Church in America. He is also an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University and a Clinical Associate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago.