Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Pulmonologist joins Loyola University Health System

MAYWOOD, Ill. (June 3, 2014) – Pulmonologist Emily Gilbert, MD, joins Loyola University Health System and is an assistant professor in the Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Gilbert’s medical interests include lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), sarcoidosis, medical documentation and sepsis. She currently is a member of Loyola’s sepsis committee to ensure patient safety.

Before joining Loyola she was a hospitalist in the community hospital setting in Seattle and Hinsdale, Ill., where she oversaw the inpatient care for patients on the general medicine wards and ICU. She has an interest in medical documentation and has served on committees to ensure best practices and seamless communication between specialists.

She earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Loyola University Medical Center.

When not seeing patients she enjoys playing the piano, hiking and skiing.

Dr. Gilbert sees patients at the Loyola Outpatient Center, located on the main medical campus in Maywood, and the Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge, 6800 N. Frontage Road.

To make an appointment, please call (888) LUHS-888/(888) 584-7888 or visit loyolamedicine.org.

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.