Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Dr. Nabeela Nasir, Specialist in Sleep Disorders, Joins Loyola

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Nabeela Nasir, MD, a neurologist who specializes in sleep disorders, has joined Loyola University Health System.

Dr. Nasir is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology of Loyola University Medical Center. She sees patients at the Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge and Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace South.

Dr. Nasir comes to Loyola from Henry Ford Medical Group in Michigan, where she was a senior staff neurologist. Prior to that, she was an attending neurologist and medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center of Advocate Medical Group.

Dr. Nasir completed a fellowship in neuromuscular diseases at the University of Toronto and a fellowship in neurophysiology at the Henry Ford Hospital. She did her residency in neurology at the University of Chicago and earned a medical degree from Aga Khan University Hospital (affiliated with McGill and McMasters universities).

Dr. Nasir is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

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.