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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Chicago Magazine Names 30 Loyola Medicine Physicians to its 2019 Top Doctors List

Chicago magazine Top Doctors cover
 
MAYWOOD, IL – Thirty Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors list, published in the January issue.
 
Physicians were selected as the best in the area by their peers, the magazine said. The Top Doctors list shows consumers "where to find the absolute best care, from family medicine to rare diseases."
 
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company, compiled the Top Doctors list for Chicago magazine. Its online nomination process is open to all licensed physicians in the United States. Physicians are able to nominate doctors in any specialty in any part of the country who they believe are the best in the region or the country in their specialties. A physician's education and professional experience are validated before final selection. Doctors cannot pay to be selected.
 
Here are Loyola Medicine physicians on the 2019 Top Doctors list:
 
Kathy Albain, MD, medical oncology
 
Mamdouh Bakhos, MD, thoracic and cardiac surgery
 
José Biller, MD, neurology
 
Charles Bouchard, MD, ophthalmology
 
 
Joseph Clark, MD, medical oncology
 
Bahman Emami, MD, radiation oncology
 
Mary Ann Emanuele, MD, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
 
Maureen Fearon, MD, internal medicine
 
 
Jean Ricci Goodman, MD, maternal and fetal medicine
 
Alain Heroux, MD, cardiovascular disease
 
Andrew Hotaling, MD, pediatric otolaryngology (retired)
 
John Leonetti, MD, otolaryngology
 
Fred Leya, MD, interventional cardiology
 
Terry Light, MD, hand surgery
 
John Lopez, MD, interventional cardiology
 
James McDonnell, MD, ophthalmology
 
Jonathan Muraskas, MD, neonatal-perinatal medicine
 
Sucha Nand, MD, hematology
 
Gregory Ozark, MD, internal medicine
 
Ronald Potkul, MD, gynecologic oncology
 
Garry Sigman, MD, adolescent medicine
 
William Small, Jr., MD, radiation oncology
 
James Stankiewicz, MD, otolaryngology
 
Patrick Stiff, MD, hematology
 
Linda Tayeh, MD, internal medicine
 
Keith Veselik, MD, internal medicine
 
Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, thoracic and cardiac surgery
 
David Wilber, MD, cardiac electrophysiology
 

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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.