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 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.