Loyola University Health System has announced the opening of a new neurology clinic in suburban Niles.
The Loyola Center for Health at Niles "will bring world class neurology subspecialty services to Chicago and the north and northwest suburbs," said Dr. Jose Biller, chairman of the Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
The clinic is located at 8780 W. Golf Road, Suite 302.
Biller and Dr. Eugene Schnitzler initially will hold Saturday office hours at the clinic.
Schnitzler is medical director, Pediatric Neurology. His special interests include pediatric epilepsy, pediatric headache, autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biller's special interests include stroke, TIAs, carotid artery stenosis, cerebral aneurysms, brain hemorrhages, strokes in children and young adults, neurologic complications of pregnancy, acute neurology, neurology of systemic diseases and general neurology.
The center's hours will later expand to Wednesday mornings, afternoons and evenings and include clinics by three other neurologists, Dr. Hrayr Attarian, (sleep medicine), Dr. Ninith Kartha, (movement disorders) and Dr. Jorge Asconape, (epilepsy).
For more information, visit www.LoyolaMedicine.org. To make an appointment, call (888) LUHS-888.
Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus, Loyola University Hospital, is a 569-licensed-bed facility. It houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children’s Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 264-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.