West Suburban In The News
West Suburban Medical Center infectious disease physician Vishnu Chundi, MD, discusses the rise in COVID-19 cases among the 18-29 year old age group since the shift to phase 4 in Illinois’ reopening plan. Watch the news segment.
July 14, 2020
Crain’s Chicago Business recently recognized West Suburban Medical Center’s Subacute Rehabilitation COVID Unit in their 2020 Notable Health Care Heroes segment. Read the story here.
Dr. Jason Gruss, Medical Director of the Sub-Acute Rehabilitation (SAR) Unit at West Suburban Medical Center, discusses the essential rehabilitation services the SAR COVID unit is providing to help COVID patients recover from the virus. Read the article on the Chicago Tribune Oak Leaves.
May 17, 2020
The West Suburban Medical Center Sub-Acute Rehab COVID-19 Unit leadership team was recently interviewed by Case Management & Social Work Magazine. Watch the interview here.
West Suburban Medical Center emergency physician David Anthony, MD, reassures the public that it is safe – and important— to seek treatment for chronic conditions and acute concerns, amid the COVID-19 crisis. Proper precautions are being followed for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Watch the interview on ABC Channel 7.
April 28, 2020
West Suburban Medical Center infectious disease physician Vishnu Chundi, MD, discusses the need for blood donations from people who have recovered from the virus during the pandemic to help others in their fight. Dr. Chundi is the co-chair of Chicago Medical Society’s COVID-19 task force.
April 26, 2020
West Sub rheumatologist Daniel Torres, MD, was recently featured on Univision. He shared new therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. Watch the news segment. (Véanos en Primera Hora. Watch how we were featured on Primera Hora. Recuerda que sale todos los días a las 11:30 am y también en su app de noticias que puede bajar aquí. iTunes Google Play)
El médico reumatólogo Daniel Torres asegura que este es uno de los padecimientos inflamatorios más comunes en EEUU. Afirma que los síntomas “son los clásicos de la artritis: dolor en las coyunturas, entumecimiento, enrojecimiento”. Agrega que existen medicamentos específicos que atacan las proteínas y las células responsables de causar la inflamación.
Feb 20, 2020
Las cifras indican que el inicio del año es la época con más embarazos confirmados, lo que indica que muchos bebés son concebidos en el mes de diciembre. El obstetra y ginecólogo del West Suburban Medical Center, James Gómez, da algunas recomendaciones para tener un parto seguro. Mira en Univision.
Jan 23, 2020
ABC’s John Garcia interviewed West Suburban emergency department medical director, David Anthony, MD, about the rise in flu cases. Watch the segment on Channel 7 for tips on preventing the spread of the flu and how to tell if it’s the flu or a just a cold.
Jan 8, 2020
¿Sabes qué son los kits de ADN para perder peso y cómo funcionan? Experto explica. El especialista en cirugía bariátrica Jay Jorge asegura que cada año mucha gente tiene el propósito de bajar algunas libras de más, por lo que un paquete de pruebas genéticas puede generar más información si hay algún componente genético que esté contribuyendo al sobrepeso. Mira en Univision.
Jan 7, 2020
West Suburban welcomes first Hispanic baby born in Chicago in 2020. View the story in both Spanish and English at the media below.
Jan 1 & 2, 2020
More than 100 gifts were donated for breast cancer patients by patrons of Oak Park’s Ten Thousand Villages store, and were presented to survivors on Oct. 24 at West Suburban’s Breast Care Center in River Forest. Read the story on the Chicago Tribune.
Oct 29, 2019
West Suburban Medical Center Occupational Therapist Sarah Landon spoke with the Wednesday Journal about her innovative nature scapes in the rehab unit. The article and photos share our patient-centered focus and care with the community we serve.
Oct 23, 2018
West Suburban Medical Center’s River Forest Cancer Support Group supports and celebrates one cancer survivor’s difficult journey of recovery and out of homelessness. Read the article and watch the news segment on ABC Channel 7.
June 21, 2018
West Suburban Medical Center has achieved The Leapfrog Award 13 years in a row! West Suburban was recognized as one of only 49 hospitals in the nation to have achieved ‘Straight A’s since 2012’ for its commitment to safety, by The Leapfrog Group. Read the news stories below.
New postpartum guidelines urge ‘4th trimester’ treatment for moms. Robbin Uchison, Director of the Family Birthplace at West Suburban Medical Center provides insight into the importance of more postpartum care. Read the article on the Orlando Sentinel.
Apr 25, 2018
West Suburban physician Carolyn Fitzpatrick, MD, family medicine, is featured in the Chicago Tribune offering medical expertise on the dangers of exposure to the cold. Dr. Fitzpatrick reminds readers that West Suburban Medical Center is able to assist people who need a warm place to stay
Dec 19, 2016