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Friday, May 26, 2017

Primary Care Physician Naaz Aziz, MD, Joins Loyola Center for Health at Gottlieb

Naaz Aziz, MD

MAYWOOD, IL – Naaz Aziz, MD, a primary care physician, has joined the Loyola Center for Health at Gottlieb.

Dr. Aziz said it is important for families to regularly see their primary care physician.

"The key to good health is prevention and that's why family doctors are important," Dr. Aziz said. "We can make sure that all your preventative measures are met and you're staying healthy."

Family medicine doctors care for patients of all ages, from infants to seniors, and often care for several members of the same family. Family medicine doctors manage the overall health of growing individuals of any age — not just a specific age group. 

The Loyola Center for Health at Gottlieb, 701 W. North Ave., Melrose Park, Illinois, recently opened Suite 414 in the Professional Office Building at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. In addition to primary care, sports medicine services are also being offered at this location.

Dr. Aziz is an assistant professor in the department of family medicine of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She is board certified in family medicine.

Dr. Aziz earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in family medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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 92 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 129,000 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.