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Monday, March 16, 2015

Ophthalmologist Evan Price, MD, joins Loyola

MAYWOOD, Ill. (March 6, 2015) – Evan Bradford Price, MD, an ophthalmologist who specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and cataract surgery, has joined Loyola University Health System. Dr. Price is board certified in ophthalmology. 

He earned  his medical degree and performed his residency at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill.  He performed his fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System in Chicago, Ill. 

Dr. Price also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in human biology from Stanford University in Stanford, CA. He joins Loyola from a private practice and also has been on staff at Edward Hines, Jr. VA in Hines, Ill. Dr. Price will continue to be on staff at Hines in addition to practicing at Loyola.    

His professional memberships include the American Medical Association, Chicago Medical Society, Illinois State Medical Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. 

“It is a great privilege to return to work at Loyola where I attended medical school now as an experienced ophthalmologist,” says Dr. Price, an assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. “Loyola ophthalmology is very progressive and I look forward to not only doing very advanced procedures unique to academic medicine but also conducting more research to benefit eye patients.”   

Dr. Price will see eye patients at the Loyola University Medical Center Maywood campus as well as the Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

The Department of Ophthalmology offers a complete range of comprehensive eye care. All Loyola ophthalmology physicians are board certified and most have subspecialty fellowship training. Together with Loyola optometrists, the ophthalmologists offer comprehensive diagnostic services and personalized treatment for adults and children. As a tertiary care facility, the ophthalmology department uses the most current, state-of-the-art equipment and procedures. Loyola’s ophthalmology has a long history of international service providing free eye care to some of the world’s most underserved communities.

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.