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Chicago Magazine Names 107 Loyola Medicine Physicians to 2022 Top Doctors List

One hundred seven Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine's Top Doctors 2022 list.
24-Jan-2022 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Experts Recommend COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements For Lung Transplant Patients

Loyola Medicine experts have concluded that COVID-19 vaccine requirements for lung transplant patients are an ethical and necessary practice. Daniel Dilling, MD, medical director of the lung transplantation program at Loyola Medicine, and Mark...
14-Jan-2022 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

7-year-old Boy Who Survived Tragic House Fire Released from Loyola Medicine Burn Center

7-year old Brayden Findlay, who was injured on November 29 in a tragic house fire that killed his grandmother, was released from Loyola University Medical Center on Monday, December 20. Brayden's mother Melissa Compean saved him from the early...
20-Dec-2021 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Receives Approval for New Ambulatory Care Center in Tinley Park

This afternoon, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved Loyola Medicine's proposal to build a new advanced ambulatory care center in Tinley Park.
14-Dec-2021 6:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola University Medical Center Discharges 2,000th COVID-19 Patient Amid Rise in COVID Cases

This news comes at a time of increased COVID-19 hospitalizations across Loyola Medicine. During the first week of December 2021, thirty-five patients with COVID-19 were admitted to Loyola University Medical Center, an increase of 169% over the same...
8-Dec-2021 5:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Offers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11

Loyola Medicine is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11 at multiple clinic sites, including mobile vaccine clinics. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for emergency use for children ages 5 to 11. It is a two-dose series...
18-Nov-2021 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Performs Illinois' First Heart Transplant with New Transportation Technology

Loyola Medicine has completed Illinois' first heart transplant using a newly developed cardiac transport system. The Paragonix SherpaPak® System aims to change the way hearts are transported during transplant, utilizing a canister that monitors...
12-Nov-2021 8:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Forty Loyola Medicine Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine's 2021 Top Surgeons List

Forty Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine's 2021 Top Surgeons list.
11-Nov-2021 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Frying Your Turkey This Thanksgiving? Loyola Medicine Tips to Prevent a Serious Burn Injury

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Joshua Carson, MD, regional director of Loyola Medicine's Burn Center is reminding everyone to be vigilant to prevent burn injuries around the holidays. Loyola's Burn Center is the largest in Illinois and is...
23-Nov-2021 6:05 PM EST

Returning to School Sports Runs Low Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Say Loyola Medicine Experts

As students head back to school this fall, sports medicine physicians with Loyola Medicine say the risk of COVID-19 exposure among student athletes is low. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Nathaniel Jones, MD, a...
8-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT

Fall Allergy Season Returns with Rise in Ragweed Levels

Ragweed levels are on the rise as the summer months draw to a close according to Rachna Shah, MD, a Loyola Medicine allergist who oversees the Loyola Medicine Daily Allergy Count. “A spike in ragweed tends to mark the informal start of the fall...
31-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT

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Why so many ACL injuries this season in the NFL?

28-Sep-2020 1:25 PM EDT

Expert says the new normal for high school and college athletes will include frequent testing, adherence to safety guidelines and flexibility as science and data evolve

16-Jul-2020 10:15 AM EDT

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day: Know the Symptoms and Risk Factors for acute stress and PTSD During COVID-19

23-Jun-2020 6:50 PM EDT

Loyola Medicine Psychologists Offer Tips and Resources for Coping During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and drastically changed day-to-day life in the U.S., causing fear and anxiety. Loyola Medicine clinical psychologists Elizabeth Simmons, PsyD, and Laura Wool, PsyD, provide tips for coping and staying positive...
1-Apr-2020 10:15 AM EDT

Burn Specialists Issue Warning About Viral "Boiling Water Challenge"

6-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST

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Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in Chicago's western suburbs that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. & Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for more than 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 180 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-licensed-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, including acute rehabilitation, an inpatient skilled nursing facility and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919. For more information, visit loyolamedicine.org.



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