Friday, June 1, 2012

Loyola Physicians Make House Call during Oak Park Festival

Gottlieb Center for Immediate Care at River Forest Provides First Aid and Chance to Win XBOX Kinect

WHO:   Oak Park residents of all ages will have a chance to interact with three physicians from Gottlieb Center for Immediate Care during Oak Park’s annual Day in our Village festival from 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3.
All are welcome to come meet:

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  –  Dr. Terry Cappello, pediatric orthopaedics

2 - 3 p.m.  –  Dr. Matilda Rosanwo, immediate care

3 - 4 p.m. – Dr. Harold Rees, orthopaedics

WHEN:   Sunday, June 3

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Day in our Village

Scoville Park, Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, Ill.

WHAT:   Hula hoops and jump-ropes will be available for kids of all ages to get some exercise and also earn a raffle ticket to enter a prize drawing for a new XBOX Kinect.

Gottlieb Center for Immediate Care, which opened in February, is located at 7617 North Ave. in River Forest, (708) 771-1300.  The center offers immediate care  and orthopaedic and podiatry services.

“This newest addition to Loyola's vast ambulatory network brings the best of academic and community-based medicine to the neighborhoods we serve," said Ken Fishbain, chief operating officer and interim president, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. Immediate-care physicians and nursing staff are available to treat minor illnesses and injuries during extended office hours.

Loyola Gottlieb Center for Immediate Care at River Forest will be equipped with the latest diagnostic technology to offer fast, precise imaging.
Board-certified primary-care physicians, podiatrists and orthopaedic specialists offer expert care in a convenient, close-to-home setting.

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.