West Suburban Medical Center In The News 2019

Robbin Uchison, director of Family Birth Place at the West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, provides advice on nutrition for for pregnant and postpartum women. Read the article on the Austin Weekly News.
June 14, 2019

El Dr. Juaquito “Jay” Jorge explica que este trastorno, caracterizado por el exceso de grasa corporal, afecta al 40% de los adultos en EEUU y a uno de cada dos hispanos. El experto también detalla por qué a algunos pacientes no les funcionan las dietas o el ejercicio y deben recurrir a procedimientos quirúrgicos.
West Suburban Medical Center physician Dr. Juaquito “Jay” Jorge appeared on Noticias Chicago to talk about obesity, which affects 40% of adults in the US, and why some choose bariatric surgery. View on Univision Chicago.
May 2019

Ya que el ruido y la multitud pueden llegar a alterar y estresar fácilmente a quienes viven con esta condición, el Acuario Shedd brinda a las familias la oportunidad de usar una app llamada ‘sensory friendly’. La herramienta permite a los pequeños planear su visita al lugar y comunicar sus frustraciones a través de botones interactivos. A la iniciativa para crear más espacios pensados para personas con autismo también se suman estadios de béisbol.
West Suburban physicians were recently featured on Univision Chicago’s Noticias Chicago. Dr. Alejandra Campos commented on the inclusion of more spaces in Chicago that accommodate children with autism. View on Univision Chicago
May 2019

Dr. Katrina Cordero talked about the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. View on Univision Chicago.
May 2019

Several familiar West Suburban Medical Center faces were featured in the annual Oak Park publication “Celebrating Seniors”, as part of the “60 over 60” recognized for their commitment to community and the service of others. Read more on Oak Park Wednesday Journal.
April 2019

De acuerdo con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), se han reportado 90 nuevos casos en el país, lo que eleva la cifra a 555. La doctora Alejandra Campos, médica internista del West Suburban Medical Center en Oak Park, explica la importancia de la vacunación tras el brote de la enfermedad.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90 new cases have been reported in the country, bringing the figure to 555. West Suburban Medical Center physician Dr. Alejandra Campos explains the importance of vaccination after the outbreak of the disease.
View on Univision Chicago.
April 2019

El Dr. Joaquito “Jay” Jorge nos habla sobre cómo funcionan las dietas. Explica que la obesidad es una situación complicada y que depende mucho de la persona para tratarla. Además explica que para tener una buena dieta, es importante considerar la salud personal, el ejercicio y las conductas de cada individuo.
Dr. Joaquito “Jay” Jorge tells us about how diets work. He explains that obesity is a complicated situation and that treatment depends a lot on the person. He also explains that to have a good diet, it is important to consider the personal health, exercise and behaviors of each individual.
View onUnivision Chicago.
April 2019

Viene la primavera pero con él cambió de tiempo llegan las alergias. La Dra. Lizbeth Rodriguez, de West Suburban Medical Center nos dice que es muy común confundir las alergias con la gripe y nos dice cuáles son las diferencias.
Spring is coming but with the change of weather allergies arrive. Dr. Lizbeth Rodriguez of West Suburban Medical Center explains that it is very common to confuse allergies with the flu and tells us what the differences are.
View on Univision Chicago
April 2019

La Dra. Olga Cárdenas, nos habla sobre los trastornos de la salud producidos por los excesos de comida y falta de ejercicio.
Dr. Olga Cárdenas, talks about health disorders caused by excesses of food and lack of exercise.
View on Univision Chicago.
March 2019

‘Dad’s Book’ helped generations of fathers celebrate children’s births at Oak Park hospital. View the news segment on ABC Chicago 7.
January 2019

West Suburban in Oak Park welcomes 1st baby born in 2019. Read the story on
Oak Park Oak Leaves.
January 2019

West Suburban Medical Center In The News 2018

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

Learn about West Suburban Medical Center’s West Side philanthropic clinic that offers prenatal care alongside substance abuse treatment. Read the article on WTTW Chicago Tonight.
July 6, 2018