430 Virginia Street
MEDICAL WORLD was
founded in June of 1981 by Manhar Parikh( Mike), with only two hundred
dollars of initial capital. As a doctor’s supply and medical supply business,
Medical World generated $20,000 of revenue in its first year of operation.
In 1984 Mr. Parikh expanded his business services by purchasing a competitor
medical retail business in Evanston, IL .
Medical World experienced
great success in the following years and in 1991 Mr. Parikh decided to
further expand his services and products in the area of medical and surgical
Paul Marsh Pharmacy in June of 1991, Medical World relocated to its current
branch in Crystal Lake, Illinois where it developed two new lines of Ostomy
and Mastectomy products.
MEDICAL WORLD currently
specializes in six areas of full line supplies.
· Ostomy Supplies.
· Home health
care equipment like Wheel chairs, Walkers, Commode, Crutches, Shower benches,
hospital beds, Quad canes, Canes, etc.(see our product listing)
and Surgical supplies for Doctors.
such as Sacro Lumber supports, Knee braces, elbow, Stockings, Ankle braces
Medical World is
the dealer and distributor for many large companies such as Hollister,
Convatec Squibb, Coloplast, Amoena, E & J, Invacare, Spenco, Graham-Field,
Duromed Industries, Becton-Dickinson, etc.
Medical World has
become well-known in the north-west suburbs. It has been listed with all
five hospitals in the area and is familiar to all local doctors and medical
practitioners. Medical World is renowned for maintaining great customer/patient
relationships and has developed a family type partnership with all their
clients. Medical World is recognized for its specialty in designing
custom stockings and takes great pride in providing superior customer care.