Thursday, October 3, 2013

Body Imaging Specialist Joins Loyola

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Joseph H. Yacoub, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System’s team of radiologists and is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

His medical interests include abdominal and pelvic MRI, with a special interest in prostate MRI, MR enterography and pancreatobiliary imaging. In addition he has an interest in imaging informatics.

He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and is a recipient of the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America Research and Education Foundation.

Active in research, he has several publications in medical journals including Radiographics, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and MRI Clinics of North America. He has spoken and presented abstracts at several medical conferences and meetings.

He is a member of the Radiologic Society of North America, American College of Radiology, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Society of Computed Body Tomography & Magnetic Resonance and Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine.

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About Loyola University Health System

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. Loyola University Medical Center’s campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of Chicago’s Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. At 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 Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago 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.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. It serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 92 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities - that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.