Sonya Agnew, MD, Joins Loyola | News | Loyola Medicine
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hand and wrist specialist Sonya Agnew, MD, joins Loyola’s plastic and reconstructive surgery team

MAYWOOD, IL – Sonya Agnew, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Agnew is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She sees patients at the Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge and the Loyola Outpatient Center in Maywood.

Dr. Agnew specializes in treating general hand and wrist problems. Her medical interests include arthritis of the hand and wrist, fractures, tendon and nerve injuries of the hand and forearm, and finger contractures. She performs minimally invasive procedures, including endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery and wrist arthroscopy, as well as complex reconstructive microsurgery.

Dr. Agnew comes to Loyola from the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center where she was the section chief of plastic surgery. She also was an instructor for the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Agnew received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She also completed her residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and her fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Washington.

In addition, Dr. Agnew is an accomplished researcher who has published and presented her work extensively. She also is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.  

Patients interested in making an appointment with Dr. Agnew may call 888-584-7888.

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 94 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 133,000 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.