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

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 93 hospitals, as well as 122 continuing care programs that include PACE, 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 $17.6 billion and assets of $23.4 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 131,000 colleagues, including 7,500 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health 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. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org. You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.