Sachin Amin, MD, Medical Director of Neonatology | Loyola Medicine

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Loyola Medicine Names Sachin Amin, MD, Medical Director of Neonatology

Sachin Amin, MD

MAYWOOD, IL – Sachin Amin, MD, has joined Loyola Medicine as its medical director of neonatology.

"Neonatology is a challenging field but it makes such a huge impact on the lives of children later in life," Dr. Amin said. "Outcomes in NICUs overall have really improved over the last 20 years. Babies who previously would have had poor outcomes are doing very well today. Loyola has been a leader in taking care of small babies for a long time."

As a Level III Perinatal Center, Loyola offers the latest technology, therapies and techniques and serves as a national model for specialized protocols and practices in the care of premature infants.

Loyola cares for more than 300 critically ill newborns each year. Its 50-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is known for the care of extremely premature babies and newborns with medical conditions such as jaundice or anemia.

Dr. Amin is an associate professor of pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Amin attended medical school at the University of Bombay. He completed his fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Amin previously served as medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit at Children's Hospital University of Illinois.

Loyola provides expert care for premature infants (born three or more weeks early) and full-term newborn babies who need critical care. Loyola’s staff of board-certified neonatologists provides the most advanced care, working as part of an integrated team with a range of pediatric specialists and surgeons, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal respiratory therapists.

"We have an excellent team," Dr. Amin said. "We have to manage very complex situations and we do it very well." 

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 92 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 129,000 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.