ENT Specialist Dennis Moore, MD, Joins Loyola | Loyola Medicine
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Ear, nose and throat specialist Dennis Moore, MD, joins Loyola Medicine

MAYWOOD, Ill – Dennis Moore, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as an ear, nose and throat specialist. Dr. Moore is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.  

Dr. Moore comes to Loyola from Advocate Lutheran General Hospital where he held a private practice. He also is an attending physician at Edward Hines, VA hospital where he will continue to serve patients.

Dr. Moore received his medical degree from Loyola University Medical Center Stritch School of Medicine where he also completed his internship in general surgery. He performed his residency and postgraduate training in general surgery at the University of California at Los Angeles Division of Head and Neck surgery. He performed additional postgraduate training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Dr. Moore also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.

His professional memberships include the American Medical Association, North American Skull Base Society, Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Society for Neuroscience and the American Neurology Society. He is a board member of the American Hearing Research Foundation and a fellow at the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.

Physicians and surgeons in the Loyola Department of Otolaryngology are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose and throat (ENT). Loyola’s ENT physicians treat children and adults with disturbances in hearing, balance, smell and taste; allergies; head and neck injuries; cancer of the head and neck; voice and swallowing disorders and sleep disorders. The department has a reputation for achieving excellent results in endoscopic sinus surgery. Other surgical treatments performed include nasal surgery, skull-base surgery and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck as well as implantation of hearing devices for the middle ear and cochlear implants. 

A full spectrum of otolaryngology services is available at Loyola University Medical Center and the Loyola Outpatient Center in Maywood. Services also are offered at Loyola Center for Health locations at Burr RidgeHomer Glen and Oakbrook Terrace.

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.