Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Oncologist Brings Expertise in Sarcoma and GI Cancers to Loyola

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Janelle M. Meyer, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System’s hematology/oncology team and is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Meyer’s medical interests include sarcoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumors and gastrointestinal malignancies.

In addition to her clinical skills, Meyer has a passion for clinical research. She has been an investigator on numerous trials for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma.

She earned her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Arizona in Tucson, where she also spent a year as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Oregon Health & Science University, where she also received a certification in clinical research.

Dr. Meyer sees patients at the Cardinal Bernadin Cancer Center on the hospital’s main campus in Maywood as well as at the Loyola Cancer Care and Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park located at 715 W. North Ave.

To make an appointment, please call 888.LUHS.888 or visit loyolamedicine.org.
Media: Please contact Evie Polsley at epolsley@lumc.edu or call (708) 216-5313 or (708) 417-5100 for more information.

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 a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. Trinity is committed to being a people-centered health care system that enables better health, better care and lower costs. Trinity Health has 91 hospitals and hundreds of continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in 21 states and 119,000 employees.