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 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.