Stephanie B. Tsai, MD, Joins Loyola | News | Loyola Medicine
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Loyola Medicine welcomes hematology / oncology expert

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Hematology/oncology physician Stephanie B. Tsai, MD, has joined Loyola’s nationally renowned cancer care team. She also is an assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Hematology/Oncology Division.

Dr. Tsai’s medical focus includes bone marrow disorders and cancers of the blood, particularly acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes.  Her cancer research focuses on hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, including the use of alternate donor sources for stem cell transplants and transplantation in the elderly.  

Dr. Tsai is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine where she also completed her residency in internal medicine.  She completed her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Dr. Tsai is passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle for patients and modeling healthy behavior for her patients.  In her free time she enjoys distance running, international travel and spending time with friends and family.  She has completed the past four Chicago Marathons as a charity runner for the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Tsai sees patients at Loyola’s Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, located on the main medical campus in Maywood.  She also provides care at the Loyola Cancer Care & Research Center at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center on the Gottlieb Campus in Melrose Park.

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.