Trauma Surgeon Michael Anstadt, MD, Joins Loyola | Loyola Medicine
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Trauma surgeon Michael Anstadt, MD, joins Loyola Medicine

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Michael Anstadt, MD, who specializes in trauma surgery, has joined Loyola University Health System. Dr. Anstadt is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.  

Dr. Anstadt earned his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, where he also completed a surgical internship and fellowship. He completed a surgical fellowship at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. He completed his bachelor of science in chemistry and psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign where he was on the dean’s list and graduated with James Scholar Distinction. 

He joins Loyola from the Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland. Dr. Anstadt is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. 

As well as trauma surgery, Dr. Anstadt has a strong interest in clinical research. He has published abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous national conferences and workshops. He also serves as an assistant professor of surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

“There is a tremendous satisfaction in working professionally as a trauma surgeon at Loyola where I first studied medicine,” says Dr. Anstadt. “I am reunited with many of my mentors and enjoy working with them now as a colleague.”

Loyola Medicine is designated by the state of Illinois as a Level I Trauma Center. Additionally, the American College of Surgeons has verified the hospital's Level I Trauma Center status. Loyola is the only hospital in Illinois, and one of a select group nationwide, to earn this distinction. Loyola’s Trauma Center offers a complete array of medical, surgical and ancillary services through an interdisciplinary program that serves the total needs of the injured patient from prevention through rehabilitation.

Specialized pre-hospital and acute care services involving specially trained providers in various disciplines and departments stand ready to deliver a standard level of high quality care 24 hours a day. Care is given in an integrated team approach that is regularly monitored for performance improvement. The Burn and Shock Trauma Institute serves as the research arm of Loyola's Burn and Trauma Centers, investigating problems in post-burn immunosuppression, wound healing and nutritional support. The multidisciplinary institute's faculty study clinical, pathophysiologic and epidemiologic problems in trauma, shock and burns. The institute also supports an injury prevention program, which conducts community outreach activities. A number of joint educational programs are offered through the Trauma Center and the Burn and Shock Trauma Institute.

These services include critical care:

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, 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. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.