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 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.