Thursday, December 13, 2012

Neuroradiologist Joins Loyola University Health System

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Fang Zhu, MD, PhD, brings her expertise in neuroradiology imaging to Loyola University Health System. In addition, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Her medical interests include neuroimaging, functional MRI and abdominal imaging.

She is active in research and has had numerous articles published in scholarly journals, including Radiology and Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. She is a sought-after educator and presenter having made presentations at medical conferences around the world. In 2011, she was awarded the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit.

She is a member of the Chinese Radiological Society, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Neuroradiology and American College of Radiology.

She earned her medical degree from Tong Ji Medical University in Wuhan, China, and her doctorate from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China. She completed a residency in radiology at Tong Ji Hospital and fellowships in neuroradiology at Tong Ji Hospital and University of Chicago Medical Center.

Dr. Zhu sees patients at the Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge, 6800 N. Frontage Road, and on the main medical center campus in Maywood. To make an appointment, please call (888) LUHS-888 (888-584-7888) or visit loyolamedicine.org.

For media inquiries, please contact Evie Polsley at epolsley@lumc.edu or call (708) 216-5313 or (708) 417-5100.

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.