Published Mon 10/16/17
Dr. Marshall Chin is a general internist with extensive experience caring for both the clinical and social needs of vulnerable patients with chronic disease.
Published Tue 3/6/18
Erin Drain, a 32-year-old regional sales manager, could feel her heartbeat in her chest ever since she was a teenager. It wasn't until she came to the University of Chicago Medicine and met with Roderick Tung, MD, for a second opinion on a heart ablation procedure that she was able to be completely cured.
University of Chicago to lead initiative to improve diabetes care in vulnerable, underserved communities in U.S.
Published Fri 1/5/18
The University of Chicago has been selected by the Merck Foundation to play a national leadership role in a $16 million, five-year initiative to improve access to high-quality diabetes care among the most vulnerable and underserved communities throughout the country.
Published Fri 2/14/20
University of Chicago Medicine cardiologist and heart failure expert Sara Kalantari, MD, explains heart failure, including symptoms, diagnoses, treatments and common misconceptions.
Published Tue 11/7/17
"We're board-certified vascular surgeons with state-of-the-art tools have cared for a lot of patients with varicose veins, and we offer a full spectrum of care," said vascular surgeon Ross Milner, MD.
Published Tue 5/26/20
Compassion fatigue training and wellness programs support healthcare workers and hospital staff
Published Thu 10/1/20
UChicago Medicine robotic cardiac surgeon Husam Balkhy, MD, wants to provide minimally invasive heart surgery options to as many patients as possible.
Published Tue 3/14/17
In 2015, the University of Chicago Medicine's new Center for Asian Health Equity received a $3.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings in Chicago's Cook County. The grant led to the formation of Cook County CARES (Colorectal Cancer Alliance to Reinforce and Enhance Screening), a partnership between the university and local community health organizations. The partnership's intermediate goals are to achieve a population level of 80 percent CRC screening by 2018 in Cook County by increasing equity and decreasing disparities.
Published Wed 11/8/17
The snap, crackle and pop of middle-aged bones is epidemic, said Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, chair of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine at UChicago Medicine.
Published Sat 4/1/17
Michael and Karen Gamperl both needed knee replacements. The husband and wife from Homer Glen, Ill., had been seeing University of Chicago Medicine orthopaedic surgeon, Sherwin Ho, MD, for treatment of knee pain related to meniscus tears and arthritis for several years. "Over time, we had arthroscopic surgery, gene therapy and cortisone injections," said Karen, "but we both got to the point that knee replacement surgery was the next best option for relieving the pain." Ho referred the couple to colleague Hue Luu, MD, an expert in knee and hip replacement.