Otolaryngologist Amy Pittman, MD, Joins Loyola | Loyola Medicine
Friday, June 10, 2016

Otolaryngologist Amy Pittman, MD, Specialist in Reconstructive Surgery, Provides Expert Care at Loyola Medicine

Amy Pittman, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist at Loyola Medicine and an assistant professor in the department of otolaryngology at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She joined Loyola in January 2014.

Dr. Pittman specializes in microvascular head and neck reconstructive surgery and regularly performs procedures such as free tissue transfer, MOHS reconstruction, facial reanimation, trauma surgery and cosmetic surgery. She treats patients with head and neck cancer, skin cancer, facial paralysis, facial palsy, facial trauma or fractures and cosmetic and functional concerns.

Procedures performed by Dr. Pittman include:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reanimation and Facial Nerve Reconstruction 
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Free Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction
  • MOHS Reconstruction (Skin Cancer Reconstruction)
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery and Nasal Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair​

Dr. Pittman earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in otolaryngology, head & neck surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, and a fellowship in facial plastics and microvascular head & neck reconstruction at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. She is also a medical illustrator.

Dr. Pittman is active in professional organizations including the American Academy of Otolaryngology, North American Skull Base Society, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Triologic Society and the American College of Surgeons. She has served as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters youth organization and performed several medical missions in San Luca, Guatemala, Casa Shalom Orphanage.

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and 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 over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching 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 150 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 at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed 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.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.