Monday, February 25, 2013

Loyola radiology extends to Gottlieb

LUHS radiologists are employed at all Loyola facilities offering imaging services, including Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

Since July 2012, Loyola University Health System radiologists are employed at all Loyola facilities offering imaging services, including Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. This Spring, Loyola radiology services at Gottlieb will also expand to include vascular interventional radiology.

“At Gottlieb, turnaround times have improved and many quality initiatives have been implemented,” said Scott Mirowitz, MD, professor and chairman, Department of Radiology, Loyola University Health System. Loyola offers PET/CT imaging, breast imaging, body imaging, pediatric radiology, neuroradiology, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, musculoskeletal and vascular and interventional specialties.

“Radiology touches all aspects of medical care, from outpatient to inpatient, and maintaining consistent protocols of excellence across the system reinforces Loyola’s higher standards of care,” Dr. Mirowitz says. “Loyola maintains a core team of six radiologists at Gottlieb who are fluidly integrated with the Maywood campus.”

Loyola radiologists at Gottlieb are:

Loyola radiologists in nuclear medicine at Gottlieb are:

Loyola radiologists in interventional radiology at Gottlieb are:

Loyola radiologists oversee clinical services at Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Hines VA Medical Center and at all 14 Loyola outpatient locations throughout the Chicago region, including the Loyola Cancer Care & Research Center.

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.