Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Teresa Jensen, MD, Primary Care Physician Who Treats Children and Adults, Joins Loyola Medicine

MAYWOOD, IL – Teresa Jensen, MD, a primary care physician who treats both children and adults, has joined Loyola Medicine.

Dr. Jensen, trained in internal medicine and pediatrics, treats patients of all ages. Her clinical expertise includes family health care, preventative medicine and children and adults with special health needs.

Dr. Jensen will see patients at the Loyola Center for Health at Gottlieb in Melrose Park.

Dr. Jensen said understanding family dynamics is important in providing preventative care to children and adults.

“Preventative care is a huge part of what I have been enjoying as a physician,” Dr. Jensen said. “Being able to do preventative care in children as well as being able to teach adults about the human body and their medications is why I love treating whole families.”

Dr. Jensen is an assistant professor in the departments of medicine and pediatrics of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Jensen earned her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, St. Francis Medical Center.

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.