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Surgeon who specializes in head and neck surgery joins Loyola University Health System

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Amy L. Pittman, MD, a head and neck surgeon, has joined Loyola University Health System as an otolaryngologist. She also is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Her interests include head and neck reconstruction, facial plastic surgery, facial paralysis, facial reanimation, facial trauma, microvascular free tissue transfer and Mohs micrographic surgery reconstruction.

She is active in research and received the Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Award for excellence in clinical research. She has presented at meetings of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and has been published in academic journals, including The Laryngoscope and Head & Neck.

She has been a part of medical mission teams to Guatemala and Mexico and has been a volunteer mentor for U.S. children’s programs, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and Stand By Me mentoring program.

Pittman received her medical degree from University of Missouri, Columbia. She completed a residency in otolaryngology at Loyola University Health System and a fellowship in facial plastic surgery and microvascular head and neck reconstruction at Oregon Health & Science University.

She is a visual artist who has been commissioned to create portraits, landscapes, murals and other designs. She also is a talented medical illustrator, creating images for head and neck textbooks and journals. In addition, she enjoys trail running, hiking, dogs and baking.

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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 is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that 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 255-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.

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