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

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 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 92 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities - that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.