About Suzi

“It is my mission to bring my patients to a place of wellness and peace, to alleviate suffering, whether it is physical or emotional, acute or chronic. I will use all modalities in my scope of practice as a nurse, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist.” 
— Suzi

Suzi Katlin graduated from Northwestern University in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Since then, she has helped bring thousands of new lives into the world, working for 28 years at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a pre-natal, post-partum, and labor and delivery nurse.

Throughout her entire career, Suzi has worked hard to help women with the challenges of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. She served on the boards of several organizations, including of Chicago Health Connection (now Health Connect One) and Hope Chicago, supporting mothers and newborns. Currently, Suzi teaches CPR and prenatal classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, along with 'Transitions to Motherhood', a program she developed to help new mothers with the normal adjustment challenges of early motherhood.

Suzi became interested in Chinese Medicine on her journey to address her own medical problems, using East Asian Medicine to treat her fertility issues and migraines. Suzi was impressed, and wanted to bring these same outcomes to her patients. She began studying to incorporate these methods into her work, earning a doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine campus in Chicago. Her training including 960 clinical hours spent treating a spectrum of patients, from orthopedic to internal medicine.

Suzi lives in Northfield with her husband, three children, dog, cat, tortoise, snake, and eight chickens.