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Monday, October 8, 2018

Loyola Medicine Neurologist Receives Presidential Citation from Neurocritical Care Society

Michael Schneck, MD

MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine neurologist Michael Schneck, MD, is a 2018 recipient of a Presidential Citation from the Neurocritical Care Society in recognition of his extraordinary efforts on behalf of the society.

Dr. Schneck was honored for showing exceptional support and dedication to the Neurocritical Care Society and strengthening the neurocritical care community through his contributions. The citation was announced September 25 at an awards ceremony during the society's 16th annual meeting in Boca Raton, Fla.

The Neurocritical Care Society strives to provide and advocate for the highest quality of care for patients with critical neurological illness throughout the world.

Dr. Schneck is vice chair of clinical research and faculty development and a physician team member of Loyola Medicine's neurosciences intensive care unit. His clinical expertise includes aneurysm, brain hemorrhage, brain tumor, CADASIL syndrome, carotid stenosis, intracranial occlusive disease, stroke and transient ischemic attack (mini stroke).

Dr. Schneck is a professor in the department of neurology, with a secondary appointment in the department of neurosurgery, at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Loyola Medicine has one of the most comprehensive and advanced neurosciences teams in the nation. Loyola's neurology and neurosurgery departments are ranked 37th in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 Best Hospitals list.

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.