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: