Thursday, May 2, 2013

Loyola to Offer Pediatric Rehab Services in Oakbrook Terrace

Services to move from Maywood to Oakbrook Terrace next month

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System (LUHS) will move its pediatric rehabilitation services from the medical center campus in Maywood to the first floor of the Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace, located at 1S224 Summit Ave. The new center will be open to patients on Monday, June 3.

Patients will continue to see the same therapists and will have access to the same equipment at the Oakbrook Terrace location. The added benefit is that this facility is a 15-minute drive from the LUMC campus and parking is free.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Services facilities also are located at the Loyola Center for Health at Hickory Hills and the Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen. Occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech and language therapy are offered at all three locations.

For questions, call Maribeth Walsh, MS, CCC-SP/L, practice director of Outpatient Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation Services, at (630) 953-6791.

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.