Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Loyola Appoints New Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Thaddeus Waters, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Dr. Waters also is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He sees patients at the Loyola Outpatient Center in Maywood and the Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North.

Dr. Waters specializes in treating women with high-risk pregnancies. He also has expertise in chorionic villus sampling, a form of prenatal testing. Dr. Waters’ clinical and research interests include premature births, gestational diabetes and understanding the risks of stillbirths in the late preterm and early term periods of pregnancy.

Dr. Waters was recruited to Loyola from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he served as an attending maternal-fetal medicine physician. He also was as an assistant professor in reproductive biology at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Waters received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He went on to complete his residency and a fellowship at MetroHealth Medical Center.

Dr. Waters is a member of several professional societies, including the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. He also has received numerous honors for his work and is an accomplished researcher and teacher.


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 that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), located on a 61-acre campus in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH), on a 36-acre campus in Melrose Park, and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. At the heart of LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital that houses the Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, a burn center, a children's hospital, Loyola Outpatient Center, and Loyola Oral Health Center. The campus also is home to Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. The GMH campus includes a 254-licensed-bed community hospital, a Professional Office Building with 150 private practice clinics, 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.

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 93 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities — that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.