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Anil Kesavan, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Osman Ahmed, MD, vascular and interventional radiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Debra Selip, MD, is a doctor of neonatal-perinatal medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Fernando Espi Forcen, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Shane Nho, MD, MS, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Nancy Reau, MD, is a transplant hepatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jordan Tasse, MD, is a vascular and interventional radiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Katie Kompoliti, MD, is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Chen, MD, is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Anjali Tannan, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Joshua Blomgren, DO, is a doctor of sports medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ross Abrams, MD, is a radiation oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
David Banayan, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Edward Goldberg, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ewa Radwanska, MD, PhD is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Amy Reed, MD is a vascular surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Arthur Rhodes, MD, MPH, is a dermatologist is Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Andrew Appis, MD, is a cardiologist as Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Starlight Children's Foundation and Astellas USA Foundation have partnered to advance children's health and education with the placement of two VGo robots at Rush Children's Hospital.
Deep inspiration breath hold is a technique to protect the heart during breast cancer radiation therapy.
Rush's International Health Services program provides assistance to patients from outside of the U.S. and their families before, during and after their visit.
How a mother’s milk, intended for her own premature child, will help many others.
Miniature horses from animal-assisted therapy group Mane in Heaven visited Rush in February. They greeted young patients at Rush Children's Hospital and paid a special visit to staff and patients in Rush's cardiac intensive care unit.
Rush CEO Larry Goodman, MD, on the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Nabil Saleh, MD, is a pediatrician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Eva Wimpffen, a patient and former Rush employee, discusses the impact of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
For the fourth consecutive time, Rush University Medical Center has received Magnet designation, the highest national recognition given for nursing excellence.
Sreekumar Madassery, MD is an interventional radiologist as Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Serge de Bustros, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
R. Mark Wiet, MD, is head of the Section of Otology, Neurotology, and Lateral Skull Base Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Phillip LoSavio, MD is an otorhinolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Philip Omotosho, MD is bariatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Padmanabhan Raghu, MD is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kyran Quinlan, MD, MPH is director of general pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jill Jeffe, MD is an otorhinolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Catherine Wilbert, MD, is a gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Catalina Lawsin, PhD, is director of psychosocial oncology and integrative medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Anna Spagnoli, MD is Chair of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Andrew Arndt, MD, is a cardiovascular/thoracic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Alfonso Torquati, MD, MSCI, is Chief of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Lucy lost more than 100 pounds after bariatric surgery. Here's her story.
Medical student Muhammad Ullah credits the Americans With Disabilities Act, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last July, with opening doors for him.
Rush Medical College student Michael Welch decided to become a doctor after he was injured in a bike accident.
Evadney Stephens, a laboratory technician at Rush, on how the Americans With Disabilities Act her affected her.
Christopher Miller, a Marine Corps veteran and outreach coordinator with the Road Home Program at Rush, on treating "the invisible wounds of war."
Family medicine physician Maria Brown, DO, discusses how the Americans With Disabilities Act affected her and millions of other Americans.
Marca Bristo, Rush trustee and president and CEO of Access Living, on the significance of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Hear from leaders, patients, staff and students how Rush University Medical Center strives to accommodate people with disabilties.
Learn more about the Rush Cancer Integrative Medicine Program.
Meet James Black, who helps callers find doctors and schedule appointments at Rush.
Richard Fessler, MD, a neurosurgeon at Rush, is studying the effectiveness of a stem cell treatment for paralyzing spinal cord injuries.
Meet Tanjlisa Williams, practice administrator with the Center for Veterans and Their Families at Rush.
Sanford Baim, MD, is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center.
Teresa Tam, MD, is a gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center.
Shanu Gupta, MD, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center.
Murali Vinta, MD, is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center.
Jorge Balaguer, MD, is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.
Daniel Dunham, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center.
Ricardo Fontes, MD, PhD, is a neurological surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.
Niranjan Karnik, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center.
Tad Gerlinger, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.
Sloane York, MD, MPH, is an obstetrics and gynecology physician at Rush University Medical Center.
Michele Bailey, DO, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center.
Louis Kraus, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center.
Matthew Colman, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.
Peter Revenaugh, MD, is a plastic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.
Jennifer Goldfarb, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center.
Adam Yanke, MD, is a sports medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center.
"The more everybody works together, the more the barriers between specialties get broken down."
Phil Slater, a radiology technologist, provides clinicians at Rush with a map of a patient's body in a non-invasive way. His interest in the field began with his family, and he's fulfilled by the many ways he gets to help patients at Rush.
Rush Bachelor of Science graduate Natalia Wright on her experience at Rush.
Caring for our veterans at Rush.
Work is being done at Rush to determine what's possible in the future.
Alzheimer's disease is being investigated from every possible angle at Rush.
Christine Tsai, MD, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Carolyn Jones, MD, PhD, is a geneticist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
An oncology technician at Rush, Enrique Amezaga prepares the vast array of chemotherapies used to treat cancer patients. Watch him at work and hear how he helps ensure safe, effective treatment of cancer at Rush.
Lisa Arkin, MD, is a dermatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kerstin Stenson, MD, is an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Katherine Finn, DO, is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Julia Bruene, MD, is a sports medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, is a nephrologist (kidney doctor) at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jessica Zhou, MD, is a radiation oncologist at Rush University Medical Center.
Jagadeesh Singh, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Gregory Rauch, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Faraz Bishehsari, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dino Rumoro, DO, MPH, is an emergency medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dian Wang, MD, PhD, is a radiation oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Marc Singer, MD, is a colon and rectal surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mahtab Sohrevardi, MD, is an endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Veteran David Westfall talks about what he describes as the “art form” of drawing blood while keeping patients calm, comfortable and pain free.
Jeffrey Soble, MD, a cardiologist at Rush, discusses a telerobotic ultrasound system that enables doctors in New York to perform exams of patients in Chicago.
Hear what patients had to say about their nursing care at Rush.
Cynthia Barginere, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer at Rush, describes nursing at Rush and wishes colleagues a happy National Nurses Week.
Doctors with the Center for Neuroendovascular Surgery at Rush explain how they use interventional procedures to treat a range of conditions, including cerebral aneurysms and narrowed arteries, also called stenosis.
Theodore Pincus, MD, is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Stelios Mantis, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ravi Kasi, MD, is a physician medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Natalie Stevens, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Carla Minutti, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Bulent Arslan, MD, is a vascular and interventional radiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Brett Williams, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in HIV infection and antibiotic resistant infections.
Anuja Antony, MD, MPH, is a plastic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Andrea Madrigrano, MD, is a breast surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jill Volk, director of admissions and recruitment at Rush Medical College, describes the role she plays in guiding medical students through their four years at Rush University. It's a process that culminates with Match Day, when students learn where they will begin residency training.
Meet Thomas Amaya, a Spanish-language interpreter at Rush. "What I find most rewarding about being an interpreter," he says, "is being there for someone in a very vulnerable moment."
A program designed by experts at Rush and Canyon Ranch Institute tracks what students choose to eat at school and supports parents and caregivers in helping children achieve a healthy lifestyle.
As a dispatcher with Rush Security Services, Jason Jairala acts as the Medical Center's eyes and ears, keeping watch on campus surveillance monitors and listening closely to radio reports from fellow security officers on patrol.
Colon and rectal surgeon Joanne Favuzza, DO, and a patient discuss an innovative treatment for fecal incontinence.
Kathy Li underwent surgery at Rush to remove her thyroid gland. Here, she describes her experience.
Why 85 hospitals from three states have their patients transferred to Rush for stroke care.
Learn about the comprehensive care for Parkinson’s disease at Rush.
Doctors at Rush describe life-changing treatments for epilepsy.
A patient with Ebola may never arrive at Rush University Medical Center, but if one does, we'll be ready.
How technology helps caregivers and patients connect, track, monitor, teach and more.
Rush nurse Chelsea Schmidt, RN, provides care for patients as they're coming out of anesthesia after surgery.
Rush’s Adolescent Family Center, which opened in 1974, aims to reduce teen pregnancy through education, quality care for those who get pregnant, and helping expecting adolescents and new mothers become productive adults.
Why 85 hospitals from three states have their patients transferred to Rush for stroke care.
Hear doctors at Rush describe life-changing treatments for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.
James Williams, PhD, director of the Gross Anatomy Laboratory at Rush since 1984, discusses the role the lab plays in student education and physician training.
Julie Kovach, MD, explains why ongoing care is so important for adults with congenital heart disease.
Researchers at UC San Francisco and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure, a discovery that eventually could allow for customized therapies and improved patient selection for transplant.
Words of hope and encouragement line the wall in a sunlit room on the 11th floor of Rush's Tower hospital building.
Neuro-oncologist Nina Paleologos, MD, discusses the advantages of seeking treatment at the Brain Tumor Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Mary Lou Scorza works behind the scenes at Rush to help patients find answers. As a medical technologist III, she performs lab work for patients. “Anything that can be collected from a human, we can analyze,” she says.
David Rivera goes everywhere on Rush University Medical Center’s sprawling campus, bringing with him “boxes, lots of boxes.” A supply chain technician, Rivera delivers everything from ultrasound machines to syringes, wherever they’re needed. “The most rewarding part is knowing what I do is helping the patients,” he says. Watch Rivera in this “On the Clock at Rush” video as he makes his way through Rush, making sure his colleagues get what they need to do their jobs.
Ailda Nika, MD, a rheumatologist and Kristin A. Gustashaw, MS, RD, LD, a dietitian at Rush University Medical Center discuss osteoporosis and how you can lower your risk through proper nutrition.
Shawna Cutting, MD, a neurologist at Rush, presents on how women can reduce their risk for stroke.
Tochi Okwuosa, MD, is a cardiovascular disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She specializes in treating heart disease in patients with cancer.
Syed Hassan, MD, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Pete Batra, MD, is an otolrhinolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Hanak, MD, is a family medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Marc Brand, MD, is a colon and rectal surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Lawrence Bernstein, MD, is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in epilepsy and sleep disorders.
Joanne Favuzza, DO, is a colon and rectal surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jill Boroniec, MD, is a family medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Gordon Trenholme, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in antibiotic resistant infections, parasitic diseases and tropical infections.
Caspian Kuma Folmsbee, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Folmsbee specializes in primary care and preventive care for older adults, as well as end-of-life care.
Ami Shah, MD, is a pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
AmirJaffer, MD, MBA, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Twenty years ago at the age of 22, Tina Pavlou (now Chip) had her life turned upside down with the diagnosis of breast cancer. She chose Rush University Medical Center to help her fight this disease. To celebrate the milestone of being 20 years cancer free, Tina did not want a party, she wanted to come back to Rush to thank Dr. Melody Cobleigh and inpatient nurse Lydia Bryant-Pettus. Thanks to Tina for sharing her story with us.
Rush University Medical Center is committed to promoting and maintaining an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community and that is free of discrimination. This includes the prevention of any and all harassment and sexual misconduct.
Keisha Newsom is one of 300 patient care technicians at Rush who makes a difference every day for our patients. She credits her mother being a role model with helping her to choose her career. She says the most rewarding part of her job is seeing her patients go home and be healthy.
How the design of Rush's Tower hospital building helps doctors quickly treat heart attacks.
Nance Dulaj describes her treatment for a cerebral aneurysm at Rush.
Frank Butera, who had a cardiac ablation, describes his care at Rush University Medical Center with his physician, electrophysiologist Kousik Krishnan, MD.
When Dolores Castillo learned she had an aneurysm in her carotid artery, she knew she had to do something about it. Under the care of Demetrius Lopes, MD, and the neuroendovascular team at Rush, she underwent a cerebral stenting procedure to prevent the aneurysm from rupturing.
Ciara McGrath, treated for a heart condition by electrophysiologists at Rush: "I know I am safe now."
When symptoms lingered following a stroke, Bill Metcalf underwent a cerebral angioplasty at Rush University Medical Center to treat stenosis -- narrowing of a blood vessel -- in his brain. .
Learn how experts at Rush use neuroendovascular techniques to treat serious brain conditions.
Meet Vernon Cail, a research assistant with the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. He's working on two studies, one involving childhood obesity and another examining food purchasing patterns in the Chicago area.
Maya Rain Arroyo came to Rush when she was just five years old after an accident caused her to almost lose her hip and leg. Seeing kids at Rush who couldn't leave the hospital was an unforgettable experience for Maya, who is now eight. So Maya and her friends decided to raise money for Rush's Child Life Program.
Learn about available treatment options for urinary incontinence from Lev Elterman, MD, a urologist at Rush.
Video profile of Sheila Gamble, who has been a pharmacy technician at Rush University Medical Center since 1990.
Listen to Rana Abraham, MD, a gastroenterologist at Rush, as she discusses the symptoms and latest treatment options available for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Rush University students show their gratitude to alumni who support them in their education and experience at Rush.
To address the challenges that veterans face when they return home, as well as the needs of their family members, Rush opened the Road Home Program: The Center for Veterans and Their Families in March.
A study from researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests Alzheimer's disease may be a much larger cause of death than previously thought, ranking just behind heart disease and cancer.
Rush University Medical Center students, staff members and others had their hair shaved off during the 2014 St. Baldrick's event to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, discussed increasing health care access, decreasing the county prison population, transparency and corruption in government and her own political plans during an appearance at Rush on Wednesday. Preckwinkle was the guest speaker at the J. Robert Clapp, Jr., Diversity Achievement Award ceremony, held in the Searle Conference Room of Rush's Professional Building.
Learn more about Rush University Medical Center's commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and inclusiveness.
Rush held a dedication ceremony for our new Family Birth Center on Feb. 7. Located on the eighth floor of the Tower, the new Family Birth Center will open for patient care on March 9. The unit will be the city's newest, most advanced facility for women's and children's services and will offer every service related to delivery and caring for a baby on the same floor.
Get an inside look at the Rush Family Birth Center.
Find out what it's like to have a baby at the new and spacious Rush Family Birth Center.
Rush's level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care and features single rooms that promote privacy, bonding and safety. Learn more about the NICU and Rush Family Birth Center at www.rush.edu/familybirthcenter.
Kerry Klucynski, data center technician and a member of the overnight help desk staff, talks about keeping technology on track at Rush and helping employees and patients. He has been a Rush employee since 1985.
Orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons at Rush pinpoint and treat the sources of spine, back and neck pain while offering the latest, most innovative nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Join experts from Rush during this online seminar to learn about treatment options for lumbar spine issues.
Samer Al-Khudari, MD, is an otolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kim Williams Sr., MD, is a cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jisu Kim, MD, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jay Dutton, MD, is an otolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Gabriela Baeza, MD, is a family medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dean Stern, DPM, is a podiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Christopher Bruti, MD, is a hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Amy Hooberman, MD, is an internal medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Adam Young, MD, is an anesthesiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Adam Cohen, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Katherine Kopkash, MD, is a breast surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Thank you to the 5,599 individuals who made gifts to Rush University Medical Center in 2013. Your support is changing lives.
Richard Fessler, MD, PhD, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Leslie Deane, MD, is a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Deane specializes in minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery.
Johan Lane, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in adult primary and preventive care.
Christopher Seder, MD, is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Often, one health problem is the symptom of another problem. At Rush, rather than merely treating symptoms, our clinicians take a broader approach to men's health. During this webinar, Leslie Deane, MD, explains the risk factors and treatment options for prostate cancer.
Often, one health problem is the symptom of another problem. At Rush, rather than merely treating symptoms, our clinicians take a broader approach to men's health. During this webinar, Kathy Marchese, NP, explains the causes and treatment options for erectile dysfunction, a disorder that affects millions of Americans each year.
Nicole and Tony Cavalea describe their experience at Rush University Medical Center's NICU after the birth of their daughter, Ivy. For her first five months, Ivy lived in the NICU until she could undergo surgery for a congenital heart defect.
After being delivered at 34 weeks, Cris and Patrick Nelson's son Alec spent his first three weeks in Rush's NICU where a team of doctors and nurses cared for him and helped his parents learn how to care for a premature infant.
Erica Lopez recounts the birth of her twin sons. David and Evan are twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome survivors. The staff of Rush's NICU cared for and treated the twins after their delivery at 29 weeks.
Claudine Johnson cleans and sanitizes rooms for 16 patients on the 13th floor of the Tower at Rush University Medical Center. "Knowing I'm cleaning up for them and making them feel comfortable while they're here at Rush, that's how I get my reward."
The Patient and Family Resource Centers at Rush University Medical Center offer information on Rush services, community support, health and wellness topics and the latest research happening at Rush.
It's often challenging to maintain healthy behaviors during the hectic holiday months. In this video feature, Raza Kazlauskaite, MD, from the Rush University Prevention Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Ill., offers some strategies to help you combat stress, eat right, drink in moderation and stay active — so you can have a healthier and happier holiday season.
Rush Security Officer Andy Popolo works to keep the Rush community of patients, employees, students and visitors safe and secure.
Want to know more about health screenings for men? Watch this webinar with primary care physician, Johan Lane, MD, to learn about appropriate screenings for cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as vaccines.
Drawing on his mutual experiences as a patient at Rush and as a neurosurgeon providing care for Rush patients, Roy Bakay, MD — who died in September 2013, following a long battle with stomach cancer — talks about the insight he gained into patient's fears and vulnerability.
Rush University Medical Center received a $5 million donation from BMO Harris Bank to expand a program to train students for new jobs needed to deliver high-quality care to Chicago's underserved communities on the West and South Sides.
Watch how Reggie Thomas helps patients get around Rush. Thomas is a transporter in the orthopedic unit and has been with Rush since 1985. Her main responsibility is to take patients back and forth between doctors and nurses to testing areas and other locations. For Thomas, the best part of her day is interacting with the patients. She also gets a kick out of seeing patients "graduate" as she refers to it when they're finally able to move around with the help of crutches or walkers.
Want to stay healthy this flu season? One of the best ways to protect yourself and your family during flu season is to receive the flu vaccine.
Sujata Subramanian, MD, is a congenital cardiac surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Steven Brown, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rachel Loftin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mark Kosanovich, MD, is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Laura Meltzer, MD, is a pediatric hospitalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Gordon Derman, MD, is a plastic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Christopher Stewart, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Charles McKiel Jr., MD, is a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Carrie Smith, MD, is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Alan Harris, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Agne Paner, MD, is a hematologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ludella Page, a journeyman painter at Rush, talks about the dedication she has to her craft. Page arrived at Rush in 1989 and is the only woman in Rush's engineering department.
Peter Butler, president and chief operating officer of Rush, discusses the state of the U.S. health care system.
Heat, dehydration and intoxication are among the main potential hazards festivalgoers face at ‪‎Lollapalooza‬ this weekend, according to Edward Ward, MD, of Rush's emergency department. More at http://rus.hm/lolla_ed.
Each year, Founders Day honors the people who first established Rush University Medical Center as Rush Medical College in 1837. Special awards are presented to employees — including Patricia Harris — who have played a pivotal role in providing the best possible care for our patients. Patricia Harris, a guest relations associate, discusses her commitment to creating a welcoming environment at Rush.
Find-a-Doctor, an online tool that contains profile videos of more than 400 doctors, helps patients find the doctors at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who are right for them. Hear how people have used this tool to find their doctors, whether they needed a primary care doctor or a specialist. To find a doctor who's right for you, go to doctors.rush.edu or call (888) 352-RUSH.
When Chandice moved to Chicago, she used Find-a-Doctor, an online tool that contains profile videos of more than 400 doctors, to find a primary care doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. When she needed a specialist, she also turned to Find-a-Doctor. Hear her story. To find a doctor who's right for you, go to doctors.rush.edu or call (888) 352-RUSH.
Connie had hernia repair surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Hear her story and how the Find-a-Doctor online tool, which contains profile videos of more than 400 doctors, helped her and her family during the process. To find a doctor who's right for you, go to doctors.rush.edu or call (888) 352-RUSH.
Find-a-Doctor, an online tool that contains profile videos of more than 400 doctors, helps patients find the doctors at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who are right for them. Hear how patients have used this tool to find their doctors, whether they needed a primary care doctor or a specialist. To find a doctor who's right for you, go to doctors.rush.edu or call (888) 352-RUSH.
Tim Dvorak, an assistant manager and pastry chef in the Department of Food and Nutrition Services at Rush describes his routine in the kitchen. Dvorak arrived at Rush in 1999 and now manages production of all bakery items for the cafeteria, coffee shops, catering and patient food service at Rush.
An online presentation by Carrie Smith, MD, an ob/gyn at Rush University Medical Center, about the challenges of conceiving later in life and tips on how to experience a healthy pregnancy.
Jochen Reiser, MD, and Vineet Gupta, MD, describe how their collaborative, cutting-edge research is changing and affecting clinical care at Rush University Medical Center now and in the future.
Collaborative relationships and technology at Rush University Medical Center help bring cancer care to a larger network of patients.
Rush is building networks and partnerships to meet the needs of our patients in our immediate community and beyond. The Telemedicine Program is one example of a collaborative, mutually beneficial partnership.
Rush University is looking for new, innovative ways to educate students to prepare for the future of medicine.
Gary Schaer, MD, discusses research at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago involving stem cell therapy for heart disease.
Swim Across America teams with Rush University Medical Center on July 20, 2013, to raise money for cancer research, prevention and treatment. To register for the swim or donate, visit www.swimacrossamerica.org/chicago.
Physicians from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago collaborate to develop timely, personalized treatment plans for patients with brain metastases. To speak to a metastatic brain cancer specialist at Rush, call (312) RUSH-MET (787-4638).
Kate Eber, RN, a registered nurse at Rush, explains the routine of electrophysiology treatments at Rush University Medical Center.
Sheila Eswaran, MD, MS, is a liver transplant specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rebecca Hoban, MD, MPH, is neonatal-perinatal medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her expertise is in caring for high-risk newborns and premature infants. She is also interested in research into global health and newborn survival in developing settings as well as public health and quality improvement.
John Segreti, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His research interests are in antibiotic resistance and nosocomial infections.
John Maciejewski, MD, PhD, is a hematologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise include cancerous blood disorders and lymphomas. His research interests are in graft-versus-host disease, stem cell transplantation, and multiple myelomas.
Jamie Cvengros, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her areas of expertise are adjustment to chronic illness, circadian rhythm disorders, insomnia, sleep apnea, and sleep disorders.
Elaine Chen, MD, is a specialist in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her areas of expertise include adjustment to chronic illness, lung and breathing disorders, and palliative care.
Edie Chan, MD, is a liver, kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among her many areas of expertise are bile duct repair, biliary procedures, and cholecystectomy or gallbladder surgery.
Bruce Orkin, MD, is a colorectal surgeon and chief of colorectal surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Bezalel Dantz, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also board certified in internal medicine. Among his many areas of expertise are alcoholism, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders.
Sudeep Bhabad, MD, is a neuroradiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His expertise is in functional MRI. His research interests are in diffusion functional mapping, tumor imaging, neuro-vascular imaging, and stroke imaging.
Students and staff at Rush University Medical Center bare their heads to raise money for childhood cancer research.
William Warren, MD, is a thoracic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
William Leslie, MD, is a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Thomas Witt, MD, is a surgeon who specializes in breast diseases and breast cancer at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Sunita Nathan, MD, is a hematologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Stephen Jensik, MD, is a surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise are kidney transplant and vascular access surgery. Dr. Jensik is also interested in further research on transplantation.
Robert Kimura, MD, is a neonatal-perinatal medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Kimura's research interests include Multiorgan dysfunction syndrome and drug interactions.
Michael Lin, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also board certified in internal medicine. His areas of expertise are bone and joint infections, fever of undetermined origin, and nosocomial infections. He is interested in research into hospital-acquired infections and multidrug-resistant organism infection.
Melissa Tracy, MD, is a cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mark Yoder, MD, is a pulmonologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his expertise are lung and breathing disorders, lung cancer, and sarcoidosis. Dr. Yoder's research interests are in collagen vascular disease-associated interstitial lung disease and lung cancer screening.
Lisa Oldham, MD, is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among her many areas of expertise are adolescent gynecology, menstrual irregularities, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Kourous Rezaei, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His clinical expertise is in retinal disorders.
Keith Monson, MD, is a surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and Oak Park, Ill. His areas of expertise include cancer, hernia, hemorrhoid and vascular access surgery, among many others. His research interests include cancer in the elderly, colorectal cancer, Ischemia/reperfusion injury, and the role of adhesion molecules in inflammation.
Ira Halper, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, couples therapy and panic disorder.
Harold Bigger, MD, is a neonatal-perinatal medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.His areas of expertise are high-risk newborns and neonatal care.
Dennis Liu, MD, is a pediatric urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his areas of expertise are penile and urethral surgery, urinary incontinence, and urinary tract infections. He is also interested in research on vesicoureteral reflux and minimally invasive surgery outcomes.
David Cheng, MD, is a specialist in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is one of about a dozen U.S. hospitals with a formal policy allowing visits from pets in patients' rooms.
This time-lapse video of Chicago's skyline from Rush University Medical Center's hospital building, the Tower, is a compilation of 6,000 still images taken with a Nikon D800 camera.
Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush discusses the benefits of Rush University Medical Center's interventional treatment program.
Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, explains the benefits of Rush University Medical Center's interventional platform.
Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush, explains the benefits of the minimally invasive heart valve procedures used at Rush University Medical Center.
Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center, explains the mechanics of heart valve disease.
Gary Schaer, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center, talks about reatment approaches for chronic chest pain, including medications, angiogram and stem cell therapy, which is available at Rush through clinical trials.
A second heart attack can be far more deadly than a first attack. In this video, Gary Schaer, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush, talks about how to lower your risk factors to prevent another heart attack.
As Neeraj Jolly, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center, explains there are many risk factors for a heart attack, including family history, smoking, lack of exercise and obesity.
Rush University Medical Center emergency medicine physician Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, explains what it takes to receive accreditation as a Chest Pain Center and what this designation means for patients.
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, an emergency medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center, gives a rundown on Rush's multidisciplinary approach to assessing and treating chest pain.
In this video, Neeraj Jolly, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush, reveals why having a short "door-to-balloon time" improves a patient's chances of surviving a heart attack with minimal damage.
Interventional cardiologist Neeraj Jolly, MD, explains why you shouldn't wait to seek treatment if you think you're having a heart attack.
Emergency room physician Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, talks about the symptoms of a heart attack and why not everyone who's having a heart attack experiences crushing chest pain.
Rush Interventional cardiologist Gary Schaer, MD, differentiates between heart attack-related pain and chronic chest pain.
Located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, Chicago's Rush University is where research, patient care, community service and learning alongside practitioners is all part of the student experience. Find out how one of our four colleges will provide you with an opportunity to learn, practice and transform lives within this diverse community. Find it here. Find Your Rush.
The Rush University virtual tour will introduce you to our four colleges, our state-of-the-art hospital and the student experience in Chicago. Take a look around the Armour Academic Center, where you'll find the bookstore, library, classrooms, technology center, student lounge and simulation lab. See why our campus, in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, offers students an opportunity to learn, explore and transform lives within this vibrant and diverse community.
By providing direct prenatal care for teens, Rush nursing students, working with nurse practitioners at the Simpson Academy Health Center — one of Rush's three school-based health centers — are making a difference on the near west side of Chicago.
The Advanced Trauma Training Program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to enhance the training of medics before they're deployed overseas to war zones.
Nina Paleologos, MD, is a neuro-oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Meet Rush University Medical Center's new chairperson of the Department of Internal Medicine.
Three male nursing students from Rush University College of Nursing talk about why they chose the nursing profession and what a nursing career offers, both personally and professionally.
Friends and colleagues of J. Robert (Bob) Clapp, Jr., reflect on his life and his contributions to Rush University Medical Center. Clapp died Aug. 30, 2012. Part 3 of 3.
Friends and colleagues of J. Robert (Bob) Clapp, Jr., reflect on his life and his contributions to Rush University Medical Center. Clapp died Aug. 30, 2012. Part 2 of 3.
Friends and colleagues of J. Robert (Bob) Clapp, Jr., reflect on his life and his contributions to Rush University Medical Center. Clapp died Aug. 30, 2012. Part 1 of 3.
As part of its ongoing I CARE, I Clean effort, Rush University Medical Center uses "Clean In, Clean Out" as its standard for hand hygiene, meaning staff members clean their hands before entering and after exiting a patient care space in order to maintain a healthy, safe environment for patients, visitors and each other. When gloves are used, hands should be cleaned before putting the gloves on and after taking them off.
Alvaro Figueroa, DDS, MS, is an orthodontist specializing in craniofacial malformations at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is co-director of the Rush Craniofacial Center.
An online seminar about bariatric surgery with Minh Luu, MD, a bariatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Members of the Blue Angels dropped by Rush University Medical Center on Aug. 17, 2012, to visit with patients from Rush Children's Hospital. They were in town for the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Jay Behel, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Suzanne Musil, PhD, is a neuropsychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Shawn M. Davies, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are cesarean section, cervical disease, and childbirth.
Sharon Sholiton, MD is a pediatrician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Robert J. March, MD is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Matthew Jaycox, MD, is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mary Wood Molo, MD is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. .
Madhu Gorla, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise are cataracts and glaucoma.
Minh Luu, MD, is a surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kirk Packo, MD is an ophthalmologist and chairperson of the Department of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Linda Gruenberg, DO, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among her many areas of expertise are anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and psychotherapy.
Kenneth Boyer, MD is a pediatric infectious disease specialist and chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are HIV infection in children and adolescents, sepsis and septic shock, and congenital toxoplasmosis. His research interests include group B streptococcal neonatal infections, pediatric human immunodeficiency virus, and pediatric acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Katherine B. Kabaker, MD, is a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She specializes in breast cancer and cancer prevention and screening.
Jordan Topel, MD is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
John O'Toole, MD, MS, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Leon Fogelfeld, MD, is an endocrinologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.His expertise is in thyroid cancers. Dr. Fogelfeld is also interested in outcome studies of diabetes management and research on thyroid cancer.
John Mead, PhD, is a psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise include behavior management and therapy, eating disorders, and medical psychology in children and adolescents.
Jennifer Hannan, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jean Silvestri, MD, is a neonatal-perinatal medicine specialist and clinical director of the neonatal intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jack A. Cohen, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in eye cancer. .
Douglas Smego, MD, is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Diany S. Morales, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her areas of expertise include cataracts, pediatric eye surgery, and pediatric opthalmology
Jacqueline Leavitt, MD, is a primary care doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Orthopedic surgeons at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discuss how the volume of patients they treat affects the care they offer.
Researchers discuss what excites and inspires them about the translational research taking place at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Clark McKown, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are behavioral disabilities, learning disabilities, psychological assessment, and social learning disorders.
Bruce Rosenzweig, MD, is a urogynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Colleen Buhrfiend, MD, is a child neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Maria Rosselson, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Miral Jhaveri, MD, is a neuroradiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Palmi Shah, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Samuel Saltzberg, MD, is a nephrologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise are renal biopsy, kidney stones, kidney transplantation.
Christopher Grote, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Christopher Coogan, MD, is a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jeffery Alexander, DPM, is a podiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mary Massa, MD, is a dermatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Nelson, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Joseph Garber, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Catherine Park, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Syed Shah, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Thomas Deutsch, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also the dean of Rush Medical College and provost of Rush University.
Lubov Romantseva, MD, is a child neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in managing epilepsy in children.
Randy Epstein, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Lisa Boggio, MD, is a hematologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jason Ong, PhD, is a behavioral sleep medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also board certified in clinical psychology. His areas of expertise are cognitive behavioral therapy, insomnia, meditation training, and sleep disorders.
Thomas Mizen, MD, is a neuro-ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Richard Dennis, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center Chicago. His areas of expertise include anterior segment surgery, corneal diseases and injuries, corneal surgery, corneal transplantation, inflammatory eye disease. Dr. Dennis is interested in research on Fuchs dystrophy and Herpes simplex infections.
Neelum Aggarwal, MD, is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, who specializes in diagnosing and managing all types of dementia. Her community research focuses on risk factors for cognitive decline.
John Meyer, DO, is a diagnostic radiologist, specializing in muskuloskeletal radiology, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Daniel McLachlan, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise include botulinum toxin injections, lacrimal surgery, and ptosis repair. He is also interested in research into oculoplastic surgery.
Robert Wysocki, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in hand, wrist and elbow surgery.
A Steinway grand piano made a temporary appearance in the Atrium at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago as part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Pianos in Public Spaces program.
In recognition of how critical hand hygiene is to health and patient safety, Rush University Medical Center launched a new effort called I CARE, I Clean. It is intended to encourage everyone at Rush to think about hand hygiene in a new way and to introduce the new "Clean In, Clean Out" standard. The new practice asks that everyone clean their hands before entering a patient care space AND after exiting a patient care space.
Winston Sequeira, MD, is a rheumatologist and associate director of the lupus clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Srikumar Pillai, MD, is a pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rana Abraham, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Monica Kogan, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Leiding, MD, is a geriatrician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and internal medicine. His areas of expertise are dementia, end-of-life care, functional decline, older adult health, and primary and preventive care in older adults.
Meryl Lipton, MD, PhD, is a child neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Swathi Arekapudi, MD, is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mathew MacCumber, MD, PhD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are eye injuries and trauma, inflammatory eye disease, and retinal disorders. He is also interested in research into the management of ocular injuries and emergencies, prevention and management of age-related macular degeneration, and ocular pharmacology and drug development.
Latania Logan, MD, is a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her areas of expertise include antibiotic resistance, gram-negative bacterial infections, zoonotic diseases. She is also interested in research into antibiotic resistance and molecular epidemiology.
Kelly Stein, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Joshua Melson, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
R. Jeffrey Snell, MD, is a cardiologist and co-director of the Section of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jamile Shammo, MD, is a hematologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
James Gruft, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is also board certified in pain medicine.
Gary Chmielewski, MD, is a thoracic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Carl Eybel, MD, is a cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Alex Figueroa, DMD, is an orthodontist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in craniofacial orthodontics.
Stephanie Wang, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Shahid Ekbal, MD, is a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Robert Shulman, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Robert DeCresce, MD, is a clinical pathologist and chairperson of the Department of Pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ra-id Al Abdulla, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Parag Majmudar, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Nina Goyal, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Neeraj Jolly, MD, is an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mehmet Kocak, MD, is a neuroradiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Marie Teresa Brown, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are astigmatic keratotomy, astigmatism, and cataracts. He is also interested in research into refractive surgical techniques, corneal stem cell transplantation, and dry eye.
Janet Forbes, MD, is a primary care physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
James Young, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist and chairperson of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
James Wyatt, PhD is a clinical sleep disorders specialist and director of the sleep disorders service and research center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
David Ansell, MD, MPH, is a primary care physician and chief medical officer at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Corey Goldstein, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Brian Forsythe, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in arthroscopic shoulder, knee and elbow surgery, as well as shoulder replacement surgery.
Timothy Lubenow, MD is a pain medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kern Singh, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in the spine, back and neck.
April Fetzer, DO, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, is an emergency medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
William Scheftner, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Sheila Dowd, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mark Pollack, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is chairperson of the Department of Psychiatry at Rush.
Maria Brown, DO, is a family medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
John Cook, MD, is a plastic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise include abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast implants and breast reconstruction. Dr. Cook is also interested in research on the structure of the aging face, facial expression zones, and facial volume restoration.
Joel Block, MD, is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is director of the Section of Rheumatology at Rush.
Jeannie Aschkenasy, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
David Weiss, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He also specializes in electrodiagnostic medicine.
Christopher Codispoti, MD, is an allergist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Barbara Soltes, MD, is a reproductive endocrinologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ann Hartlage, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is director of the Marital and Sex Therapy Program at Rush.
Carol J. Farran, DNSc, RN, and Robyn L. Golden, LCSW, received the 2011 Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award for their work with the Community Caregiving Outcomes Alliance (CoCOA) at Rush. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter presented the award, the highest honor given in the caregiving field, during an Oct. 6 ceremony at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving in Americus, Ga.
Summer Dewdney, MD, is a gynecologic oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Savitt, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rahul Patwari, MD, is an emergency medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Richard Grostern, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Raj Goyal, MD, MPH, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Among his many areas of expertise are cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive errors.
Peter Fink, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Easton, MD is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kirk Packo, MD, has always loved the movies. "Collecting also is a passion of mine, so collecting movie posters was a nice fit," says Packo, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center. That passion's unmistakeable in the ophthalmology offices at Rush, which house more than 200 movie posters and memorabilia.
Mary Tobin, MD, is an allergy and immunology specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Tobin is director of the Section of Allergy and Immunology at Rush.
Laura Deon, MD, is a pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Karen Weinstein, MD, is a primary care doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Joseph Maurice, MD is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
John Zajecka, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Howard Strassner Jr., MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Strassner is chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush.
Gail Basch, MD is a psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Basch specializes in treating addiction and substance abuse.
Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff, MD, is a pediatric developmental-behavioral specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Bryan Bernard, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Asokumar Buvanendran, MD, is a pain medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Aimee Szewka, MD, is a neuro-ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Rush University Medical Center embraced universal design standards in its new hospital to ensure barrier-free access, striving for solutions that help everyone, not just people with disabilities.
Annabelle S. Volgman, MD, is professor of medicine and medical director of the Heart Center for Women at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, FAHA, is a nurse practitioner with the Heart Center for Women at Rush.
The ELM Program is an innovative lifestyle change program created by Lynda Powell, PhD, preventive medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center, and a multidisciplinary team of practitioners at Rush. The group worked together to invent a program to help improve the health of patients aiming to prevent diabetes and heart disease. Participants of the program have lost weight, improved blood pressure and cholesterol, and reduced stress in their daily lives. The idea is that healthy living is not about deprivation; it's about enjoying life.
Bernard Bach Jr., MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in knee and shoulder surgery and is the head of the Section of Sports Medicine at Rush.
Wayne Paprosky, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in hip reconstruction and replacement and minimally invasive surgery.
Anthony Romeo, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in chicago. He specializes in shoulder and elbow injuries, including challenging conditions such as rotator cuff disease, shoulder instability and elbow stiffness.
Gregory Nicholson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery and uses arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to treat sports-related, traumatic, arthritic, and occupational conditions.
Kathy Weber, MD, is a sports medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She heads the Women's Sports Medicine Program at Rush and is team doctor for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, DePaul Athletic Program and the Chicago Force.
Operating room-quality air flows throughout the new hospital at Rush University Medical Center as part of an effort to minimize infection and maximize patient safety.
The interventional platform in Rush University Medical Center's new hospital provides all of the services a patient and family will need in one location, including operating rooms, diagnostic tools, prep and recovery and procedural rooms. Learn more about the innovative interventional platform concept in this video featuring Bernie Peculis, diagnostics director, general surgeon Keith Millikan, MD, surgical recovery nurse Kim Humbarger, RN, and electrophysiologist Kousik Krishnan, MD.
The butterfly shape of the new Tower hospital building at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, helps bring nurses closer to patients, a key feature that nurses requested when they were asked to provide input on the building's design. In this video, registered nurses Jennifer Vince, Beth Vaclavik, Fred Brown and Ann Lough discuss how the design helps facilitate collaboration and high quality of care.
Pauline Merrill, MD, is an ophthalmologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
Peter Grant, MD is a family medicine doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
The McCormick Foundation Center for Advanced Emergency Response at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, will provide an unprecedented level of readiness for large-scale health emergencies, such as a mass outbreak or a terrorist attack. It also will operate daily as an emergency room​, with expanded capacity to handle 65,000 patient visits annually.
Video demonstrating how the interventional platform in Rush University Medical Center's new hospital promotes collaboration among doctors and other caregivers.
Sheila Dugan, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dugan is co-director for the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health.
Sharon Byrd, MD, is chairperson of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Sheetal Mehta, MD is a dermatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Mehta specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, a procedure used to treat skin cancer.
Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD, is a preventive medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and an assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University. She specializes in weight management and the prevention and treatment of diabetes, endocrine disorders, hormone disorders, metabolic syndrome and thyroid disorders.
Neal Lofchy, MD, is an otolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Harel Deutsch, MD, is co-director of the Rush Spine and Back Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His subspecialty is spine surgery and he is skilled in complex spinal procedures and spine tumor surgery, with a strong emphasis on minimally invasive surgery.
Harold Kessler, MD is an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Kessler specializes in viral diseases, including HIV infection.
Girish Sharma, MD, leads the pediatric pulmonary disease program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Sharma is director of both the Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and the Rush Cystic Fibrosis Center. He is an expert in infant pulmonary function testing and fiberoptic bronchoscopy.
Demetrius Lopes, MD, is director of endovascular surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Lopes is skilled in neuroendovascular therapy and specializes in treating brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cerebral ischemia, stroke and conditions leading to stroke.
Edward Hollinger Jr, MD, PhD is a transplant surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Hollinger specializes in organ transplantation, particularly live donor kidney transplantation, liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation and pancreas-kidney transplantation.
Najia Shakoor, MD, is a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center.
The McCormick Foundation Center for Advanced Emergency Response at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago will provide an unprecedented level of readiness for large-scale health emergencies, such as a mass outbreak or a terrorist attack. It also will operate daily as an emergency room​, with expanded capacity to handle 65,000 patient visits annually.
Patients, physicians, researchers, students and others at Rush University Medical Center offer thanks to the 21,000 donors who have made 43,000 gifts to help build Rush's new hospital and maintain its excellence in health care.
Time-lapse images showing the installation of a mural in the Edward A. Brennan Entry Pavilion in Rush University Medical Center's new hospital building, courtesy of H. Marion Art Consultants.
Slideshow featuring images tracking the development of the new hospital at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. It starts with a 2006 image of the original site at Harrison Street and Ashland Avenue, followed shots of the construction project and nearly completed building from 2008 to 2011.
A slideshow featuring aerial images of the new hospital building at Rush University Medical Center, from January 2009 to October 2011. The hospital opens in January 2012.
Mary Ellen Hand, RN, BSN, nurse coordinator at The Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Lung Cancer Clinic at Rush University Medical Center, explains what patients can expect at the clinic and why comprehensive care is important.
Michael Liptay, MD, a thoracic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, explains why lung cancer has become increasingly treatable.
Mary Jo Fidler, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, talks about the value of getting a second opinion after a diagnosis of lung cancer.
Mary Jo Fidler, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses some of the signs and symptoms of lung cancer.
Philip Bonomi, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses improvements in lung cancer therapies that have made the disease more treatable.
Marta Batus, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the side effects of chemotherapy.
Marta Batus, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the role of medical oncology and chemotherapy in the treatment of lung cancer.
Rami Doukky, MD, is a cardiologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is an associate professor of medicine and radiology at Rush Medical College. His primary expertise is in noninvasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac computed tomography.
Meenakshi Jolly, MD, MS, is a rheumatologist and director of the Rush Lupus Clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is also an associate professor at Rush.
Frank Phillips, MD, is the director of the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in the spine, back and neck, and he has special interests in cervical and lumbar reconstructive surgery.
Sarah Everakes, MD, is a rheumatologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College.
Sonali Khandelwal, MD, is a rheumatologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College.
Andrew D. Ruthberg, MD, is a rheumatologist and director of the Rush Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic at Rush University Medical Center. Ruthberg has been treating rheumatoid arthritis patients for over 25 years.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, has been in the forefront of institutions promoting disability rights. This video showcases Rush's commitment to people with disabilities and universal access. Among those featured in the video are Erica Beth Van Zuidam, 2010 winner of the Eugene J-M.A. Thonar PhD Award, along with Thonar himself, Rush CEO Larry Goodman, MD, Paula Brown of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Marca Bristo, president and CEO of Access Living.
At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, we're doing more than just creating open space for staff and visitors alike. We're thinking green, from the top down, with environmentally friendly efforts that include green roofs, use of recycled construction materials, and water and energy conservation.
For adults, surgery can help to relieve debilitating pain that affects quality of life, according to Christopher DeWald, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Scoliosis doesn't cause pain or disability except in the most extreme cases. Usually, it's diagnosed after a doctor or family member notices an abnormal S-shaped curvature of the spine.
Although roughly 80 percent of scoliosis patients are female, boys do get scoliosis and have the same symptoms as girls, according to Christopher DeWald, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon with Rush University Medical Center.
Braces have long been the standard of care for scoliosis, although braces today are far less cumbersome than the braces of a few decades ago.
Scott Sporer, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in hip, knee and joint replacement and has special interests in primary and revision arthroplasty surgery and minimally invasive techniques.
Simon Lee, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, specializes in foot and ankle disorders, with strong interests in sports-related injuries, soft tissue and bony reconstructive surgery, and fractures about the foot and ankle.
Ryan Braun, MD, specializes in diagnostic radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Rani Ganesan, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Critical Care at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care.
Philip Bonomi, MD, is director of the division of Hematology and Oncology in the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His clinical expertise includes lung cancer and mesothelioma.
Philip R. Liebson, MD, is a professor of medicine and preventive medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He practices general cardiology and preventive cardiology, including hypertension and lipid management.
Nikhil Verma, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in treatment of the shoulder, elbow and knee with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic reconstructive techniques of the shoulder, shoulder replacement, knee ligament reconstruction and articular cartilage reconstruction and meniscal transplantation. He is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls.
Mireya Dondalski, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist who specializes in breast imaging at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
John Weitzner, MD, is an obstetrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
John Fernandez, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. HIs clinical interests include hand trauma and microsurgery.
James Cameron, MD, specializes in diagnostic radiology and pediatric radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Gary L. Schaer, MD, is professor of medicine and director, cardiology research and strategic development at at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Elizabeth Berry-Kravis MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologist and professor of pediatrics, neurology and biochemistry at Rush University Medical Center. She established the comprehensive Fragile X Clinic and Research Program at Rush.
Deborah Hall, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neurologist with training in movement disorders and clinical research. Dr. Hall directs the fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Daniel J. Deziel, MD, is chairperson of the Department of General Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Anthony Perry, MD, a specialist in caring for older adults, is director of the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Amjad Ali, MD, specializes in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is director of the Section of Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Medicine residency and fellowship training programs. He is a member of the Comprehensive Lymphoma Clinic clinical team.
Aloka Patel, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and an attending neonatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Paul M. Kent, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and attending physician in pediatric hematology/oncology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is the founder of the Rush Sarcoma Tumor Conference and is principal investigator in an ongoing study investigating neonatal infection and correlates with cord blood DNA. He has lectured extensively on cord blood donation and research as well as sickle cell anemia and all types of pediatric cancer.
Xavier Pombar, DO, is director of the Section of General Obstetrics, a senior attending in maternal-fetal medicine, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the residency program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His clinical interests include Level II targeted ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, diabetes and clotting disorders in pregnancy.
Gary Schaer, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, explains how peripheral vascular disease (also called peripheral arterial disease) is diagnosed and why diagnosis is so important.
Gary Schaer, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the symptoms of peripheral vascular disease (also called peripheral arterial disease).
Gary Schaer, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, answers frequently asked questions about peripheral vascular disease (also known as peripheral arterial disease).
Master chef Tim Dvorak and registered dietitian Kristin Gustashaw from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago walk viewers through a step-by-step demonstration of how to create crisp rice treats for more than 400 people.
Master chef Tim Dvorak and registered dietitian Kristin Gustashaw from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago present step-by-step instructions on how to create and decorate decadent chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Without Warning supports and empowers individuals and their families who face younger-onset Alzheimer's disease. Learn more at http://www.rush.edu/radc
Thanks partly to orthopedic surgeon Richard Berger, MD, an expert in knee and hip replacement at Rush University Medical Center, many of the common beliefs about knee replacement surgery no longer hold true. Berger pioneered and performed the minimally invasive joint replacement that helped Chicago White Sox first base coach Harold Baines return to an active lifestyle quickly.
Walter J. McCarthy, MD, MS, is chief of the Section of Vascular Surgery and associate chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is also the program director of the vascular surgery fellowship at Rush.
Stephanie A. Gregory, MD, is director of the Hematologic Malignancies Program at the Rush University Cancer Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is the Elodia Kehm Professor of Medicine and a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Gregory is a nationally recognized hematologist with years of expertise in treating lymphoma patients at the Rush University Cancer Center.
Stevan Hobfoll, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Steven Rothschild, MD, is the founder of Rush University Family Physicians. Rothschild has been in practice at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, since 1988, and is a passionate advocate for making health care accessible for everyone. He frequently has been listed in Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors issue.
Steven B. Feinstein, MD, FACC, is professor of medicine and director of echocardiography for the Section of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Orthopedic oncologist Steven Gitelis, MD, is director of the Section of Orthopedic Oncology and associate chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. A professor at Rush Medical College, he holds the Rush University Orthopedic Oncology Chair. He is also director of the Rush Center for Limb Preservation. He is an internationally known expert and pioneer in limb-sparing surgical procedures. He is also known for launching Chicago's first bone transplant program at Rush and for performing the first successful transplant of live cartilage in Chicago.
Stuart W. Rosenbush, MD, FACC, is an assistant professor of medicine and senior attending in the section of cardiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Suchita Kishore, MD, is a primary care and internal medicine physician with Rush University Internists and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
Surabhi (Mona) Mehrotra, MD, is a primary care physician at Lifetime Medical Associates and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is committed to community health care and in educating high school students about preventive medicine.
Vance Lauderdale, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Vasant Acharya, MD, specializes in obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Viju John, MD, is an internal medicine physician specializing in adult primary care at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Vincent Traynelis, MD, is director, Neurosurgery Spine Service, and vice chairperson and professor, Department of Neurosurgery, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in complex spine surgery, spinal deformity, spinal arthroplasty, spinal reconstruction, spinal tumors, spinal cord tumors and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Ruby Pouw, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Rupel Dedhia, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Ruta Rao, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is part of the clinical team for the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Breast Cancer Clinic at Rush.
Sawsan Mokhtar Awad, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is a faculty member with the Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease.
Sean O'Mahony, MB, BCh, BAO, is director of palliative care with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Shaila Pai Verma, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Sherald Leonard, MD, is a pediatric primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Sohrab Mobarhan, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is director of the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic.
Parameswaran Venugopal, MD, is associate director of the Section of Hematology in the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Paul Wong, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician and board-certified geneticist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is director of the Section of Genetics and professor of pediatrics and internal medicine.
Patricia Walsh, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Raymond Narh, MD, MPH, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Renee Slade, MD, is a pediatrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She specializes in primary and preventive care for children and adolescents.
Richard Berger, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has pioneered minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, allowing patients to recover faster with less pain than with traditional hip and knee replacement surgery.
Richard W. Byrne, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in surgical treatment for epilepsy, skull base and brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery. He is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and medical director of University Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Richard Trohman, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is director of electrophysiology, arrhythmia and pacemaker services and co-director for the Section of Cardiology at Rush.
Meri Chen, MD, is an assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. She has expertise in ultrasound, CT and MRI, including hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging; vascular, obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound; and thoracic imaging. She also routinely performs image-guided procedures.
Michael J. Liptay, MD, is chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and associate professor in the Department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Liptay is one of Chicago's leading lung cancer surgeons and researchers. He also has been a leader in the application of minimally invasive techniques to the treatment of lung, esophageal and mediastinal tumors.
Michael Bice, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Michael Brown, MD, is a gastroenterologist and specialist in digestive disorders at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Neurologist Michael Smith, MD, is director of the Rush Epilepsy Center and an associate professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Michele Kannin, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She has a special interest in preventive medicine and women's health.
Mindy Simpson, MD, is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Rush Children's Hospital and Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center. She treats patients with all types of blood disorders and pediatric cancers and is active in clinical and laboratory research, with a primary focus on bleeding and clotting disorders.
Nancy Bryan, DO, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Myriame Casimir, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
Pamela Strauss, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Melody Cobleigh, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is medical director of the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Breast Cancer Clinic at Rush.
Melissa Larson, MD, is a hematologist/oncologist and director of the leukemia clinic with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Mei-Ean Yeow, MB, BCh, BAO, specializes in hospice and palliative medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Max Pitlosh, MD, is an adult and pediatric primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, who specializes in family medicine.
Mary Jo Fidler, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She has board certification in medical oncology, internal medicine and hematology, and is part of the Head and Neck Cancer clinical team at Rush.
Marta Batus, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical expertise includes lung cancer and soft-tissue tumors.
Marshall D. Goldin, MD, is associate director of the Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He specializes in complex aortic and valvular heart disease.
Marsha Gorens, MD, is a gynecologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
Mark DeMeo, MD, is director of the Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He leads the Adult Celiac Disease Program at Rush and is a nationally recognized expert in celiac disease.
Mark Cohen, MD, is director of the Section of Hand and Elbow Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is a team physician and consultant for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.
Mario Rosas, MD, is a primary care family medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Marianne N. O'Donoghue, MD, is an associate professor of dermatology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Margaret Scotellaro, MD, is a pediatrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Maimoona Shah, MD, is a pediatrician at Rush Oak Park Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois.
Lydia Usha, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is director of the Rush Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer (RISC) Program. Her clinical expertise includes breast cancer, gynecologic cancer and cancer risk assessment and counseling.
Lorenzo Munoz, MD, is director of the Neurointensive Care Unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in treatment of intracranial pathology, with particular emphasis on complex brain/spinal cord tumors and cerebrovascular disease such as aneurysms, cavernous malformation and AVMs. He is also experienced in the treatment of congenital conditions like Chiari I malformation and spinal dysmorphysm.
Lisa Chorzempa, MD, specializes in obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Lev Elterman, MD, is a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Laurence Levine, MD, is a urologist and a professor of urology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Kousik Krishnan, MD, FACC, is a board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist, assistant professor of medicine, director of the Arrhythmia Device Clinic and associate director of the Electrophysiology Lab at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Keith Millikan, MD, is a surgeon with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His surgical interests involve the upper gastrointestinal tract, surgical oncology and laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, surgical procedures.
Katherine Griem, MD, is a radiation oncologist with the Rush University Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Karen Lui, MD, is a pediatrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She specializes in primary and preventive care for children and adolescents.
Julie Moore, MD, is a dermatologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is on the clinical team for the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Melanoma Clinic at Rush. Among her many areas of expertise are acne, dermatitis and melanoma.
Joy Sclamberg, MD, is a radiologist in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is the director of the Residency Training Program.
Joshua Jacobs, MD, concentrates his practice on hip and knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, where he serves as chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush Medical College.
Jonathan Myers, MD, is a surgeon with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Johnny Lin, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, Illinois. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in the treatment of complex foot and ankle disorders. His interests include the treatment and rehabilitation of work-related injuries, sports-related injuries, deformity correction, arthritis and fractures of the foot and ankle.
John Losurdo, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is director of the Interventional Endoscopy Program at Rush.
John Showel, MD is a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Jerome Loew, MD, is a pathologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is part of the Rush University Cancer Center's Comprehensive Lymphoma Center.
Jerome Hoeksema is a Urologist at Rush University Medical Center.
Jeffrey S. Soble, MD, is associate professor of medicine, chief of Cardiology Clinical Consultant Service, associate director, Clinical Echocardiography and director, Cardiology Information Services. Soble trained at the University of Chicago and is board-certified in cardiology and critical care medicine. He has been on the faculty at Rush since 1991.
Jeffrey Mjaanes, MD, who specializes in pediatric and adult sports medicine, is assistant professor in the departments of orthopedic surgery and pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is medical director of the Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush.
Jack Olson, MD is an Adult Primary Care Physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ivonne Hobfoll, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and a clinical psychologist at Rush with expertise in the treatment of trauma in children and women. She is trilingual in English, Spanish and Hebrew.
Irwin Siegel, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
As one of the leading authorities on spinal surgery, Howard An, MD, has published more than 140 articles, 80 chapters and 15 books on spinal surgery and instrumentation. He has held the inaugural Morton International Endowed Chair position at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago since 1997, and is currently director of Spine Surgery and the Spine Fellowship Program at Rush.
Gina Lowell, MD, is a pediatric primary care physician at Rush.
George Holmes Jr., MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who is director of the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Section at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Garth Swanson, MD, is a gastroenterologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases. His practice focuses on the diagnosis, management and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
Elizabeth Nye, MD is an obstetrician gynecologist at Rush University Medical Center with over twenty years of experience. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush Medical College.
Ece Mutlu, MD, is a gastroenterologist and an expert in inflammatory illness of the intestines at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Rush. She directs a number of clinical trials for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis that focus on effective drug therapies, the impact of diet on IBD and the role of colonic bacteria in the development of IBD.
Donald J. Tanis, MD, is the director of cardiology at Rush Oak Park Hospital. Tanis has expertise in clinical, nuclear and interventional cardiology.
Dennis Pessis, MD, is a urologist with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, is associate professor of medicine, director of the Coronary Care Unit and the fellowship training program director for Cardiovascular Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
David Fardon, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, who specializes in treatment of the spine, neck and back.
David D. Caldarelli, MD, is an ear, nose and throat doctor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Cynthia L. Comella, MD, is a professor of neurological sciences and a member of the Movement Disorders clinical team at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical research focuses on dystonia, Parkinson disease and sleep-related movement disorders.
Craig Della Valle, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in lower extremity total joint arthroplasty. Procedures include hip and knee replacement, partial patellofemoral arthroplasty, partial knee replacement, revision hip and knee surgery and hip resurfacing.
Christopher Madias, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Christopher Goetz, MD, is director of the Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is one of the nation's leading experts on movement disorders.
Christopher DeWald, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a researcher at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of interest and practice include spinal deformity, scoliosis (both adult and pediatric) and spondylolisthesis.
Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, Illinois. H specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery.
Cathy Joyce, MD, is a pediatrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is part of the clinical team for the Rush Eating Disorders Program.
Carrie Drazba, MD, is a pediatrician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Bridget Voigt, MD, is a pediatric primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Brian Cole, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Rush.
Brett Levine, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, Illinois. His practice focuses on complex primary and revision hip and knee reconstructions, as well as less-invasive total joint replacement surgery.
Brandon Barton, MD, is assistant professor of neurological sciences at Rush University Medical Center.
Beth Volin, MD, is a pediatric primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Anthony Zelazny, MD, is a radiologist who serves as director of musculoskeletal imaging in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is an assistant professor.
Anita Kewalramani, MD, is a pediatric primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Ali Keshavarzian, MD, is director of the Division of Digestive Diseases in the Section of Gastroenterology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Aidnag Diaz, MD, is an associate professor of radiation oncology and stereotactic radiotherapy at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is part of the clinical team for the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Brain and Spine Tumor Clinic at Rush.
Aaron Rosenberg, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. He specializes in hip, knee and joint replacement surgery.
Rush University Medical Center is thinking green from the top down.
John O'Toole, MD, a neurological spine surgeon with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, discusses primary and metastatic spine and spinal cord tumors.
Dr. John O'Toole, MD, a neurological spine surgeon at Rush describes spine tumor treatment at Rush University Medical Center.
John O'Toole, MD, a neurological spine surgeon with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, describes the symptoms of spine tumors.
John O'Toole, MD, a neurological spine surgeon at Rush describes how doctors from many different specialties collaborate to treat spine tumors at Rush University Medical Center.
Demetrius Lopes, MD, a neuroendovascular surgeon at Rush, explains the opportunities to participate in clinical trials at the Center for Neuroendovascular Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Demetrius Lopes, a neuroendovascular surgeon at Rush describes arteriovenous malformation treatment at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr Demetrius Lopes, MD, a neuroendovascular surgeon at Rush University Medical Center, gives information about arteriovenous malformations.
Dr Demetrius Lopes, MD, a neuroendovascular surgeon at Rush, explains how aneurysms are treated at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Michael Chen, MD, a neurointerventionalist at Rush, describes carotid artery stenosis treatment.
Michael Chen, MD, a neurointerventionalist at Rush, discusses carotid artery stenosis.
Dr. Michael Chen, MD, a neurointerventionalist at Rush University Medical Center, discusses cerebral aneurysms.
Dr. Michael Chen, MD, a neurointerventionalist at Rush University Medical Center, discusses cerebral angiograms.
Josune Iglesias, MD is an Adult Primary Care Doctor at Rush University Medical Center.
Jessica Diethelm, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Diethelm has a special interest in the treatment of cholesterol, adult diabetes, hypertension and smoking cessation.
Jennifer Earvolino, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is medical director of Earvolino and Associates. She has a special interest in chronic disease management, including diabetes and coronary heart disease and Down syndrome awareness.
Bruce Huck, MD, is medical director of Rush University Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has been a fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1996. He has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic medical problems, and in the ongoing care of the well adult. He is particularly interested in the care of adults with asthma, diabetes and hypertension.
Anne Hartley, MD, is an internal medicine primary care physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Her areas of clinical expertise include diabetes, fatigue, hypertension, obesity, pap tests, smoking cessation, weight management and women's health.
Henry Danko, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
David A Stewart, MD, is a primary care family medicine physician and medical director of Rush University Family Physicians Southwest.
David Buyer, MD, is an adult primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Daniel Pohlman, MD, is a primary care internal medicine physician with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has a special interest in the management of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and congestive heart failure. Pohlman serves as a chair for the Congestive Heart Failure Process Improvement Committee at Rush University Medical Center and is an assistant professor of medicine at Rush Medical College.
Registered dietitian Cassie Vanderwall, from the Department of Food and Nutrition Services in the Rush University College of Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois, shows how to make a healthy green bean salad.
Registered dietitian Mary Mullen of the Rush University College of Health Sciences Department of Food and Nutrition Services talks about healthy snacks and shows how to make a yogurt parfait with strawberries, blueberries and raspberries.
It's part of Rush's culture to volunteer, help others and contribute to the community.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, has built a culture that focuses on quality of care. Learn more about quality health care at Rush in this video featuring physiatrist Sheila Dugan, MD, patient safety officer Raj Behal, MD, MPH, Nursing Magnet Program Director Beverly Hancock, DNP, RN, and Chief Medical Information Officer Julio Silva, MD, MPH.
Registered dietitian Mary Mullen of the Rush University College of Health Sciences Department of Food and Nutrition Services shows how to make a nutritious Egg-cellent Breakfast Pita.
Video showing how to make a healthy Super Fast Smoothie, featuring registered dietitian Cassie Vanderwall from the Department of Food and Nutrition Services in the Rush University College of Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois.
Video showing how to prepare a tasty taco bar, featuring registered dietitian Cassie Vanderwall from the Department of Food and Nutrition Services in the Rush University College of Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois.
Registered dietitian Mary Mullen of the Rush University College of Health Sciences Department of Food and Nutrition Services shows how to make nutritious trail mix.
Lois Means, RN, reflects on Lynne "Angel" Harvey and her gift to the Rush University Cancer Center in Chicago. The contribution from Harvey, wife of broadcaster Paul Harvey, helped enhance the patient experience in the new outpatient cancer center, which opened in January 2011.
Registered dietitian Mary Mullen of the Rush University College of Health Sciences Department of Food and Nutrition Services shows how to make Happy Face Veggie Pizza.
Results of a new study conducted by neurointerventional experts at Rush University Medical Center indicate that the use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may help protect from the formation and rupture of brain aneurysms in women.
David Ansell, MD, chief medical officer at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, discusses quality of care at hospitals.
Children with bone cancer are often told amputation is their only option. At Rush University Medical Center, surgeon Dr. Steven Gitelis is able to save the limb with an implant that grows.
When his suspicious cough led to a lung cancer diagnosis, Don feared the worst. But Rush's lung cancer team worked together to find a state-of-the-art solution. Physicians used video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, a minimally invasive procedure. "I felt good after, and I've felt good ever since," he says.