Weiss In The News 2017

Weiss In The News 2016

Stuart Krauss, MD, is listed as a top cancer doctor for 2017 in the annual Chicago Magazine issue highlighting Chicagoland’s top physicians. Dr. Krauss leads a team that studies therapies for multiple types of cancer. Among the research, he’s looking at whether eflornithine, a drug that reins in hair growth, could prevent cancer from spreading to the bowels.
Dec 19, 2016

Weiss CEO, Tony Tedeschi, MD, has been appointed as a new board member to the Illinois Health & Hospitals Association. Read more about the influential hospital lobbying group on Crain's Chicago Business.
Dec 14, 2016

Preston Wolin, M.D., ​director of sports medicine at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, discusses the new IHSA proposals on pitch-count limits and mandatory rest periods designed to help reduce the growing number of arm injuries among young baseball pitchers. Read the news stories:
WTTW Chicago Tonight Dec 12, 2016
Chicago Tribune Dec 9, 2016
WTTW Chicago Tonight Oct 13, 2016

Weiss CNO Mary Shehan, DNP, recently spoke at the HealthLeaders Media Chief Nursing Officer Exchange about the widespread but rarely discussed issue of patient elopement. Read more on Health Leaders Media.
Dec 6, 2016

Weiss hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce a new senior-friendly emergency room to the community. Read more on DNA Info.
Oct 26, 2016 

Weiss introduced a senior-friendly emergency room to meet the needs of older adults in the community. Read more on Becker's Hospital Review.
Oct 26, 2016

With the improvements in technology, recovery, and longevity of today’s implants, many people are getting knee replacements at a younger age to improve quality of life. Watch Henry Finn, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics, discuss the advances in knee replacement surgery on CNN Health.
Oct 20, 2016

Weiss reached out to seniors with depression and their caregivers at a recent Senior Health Symposium as seen on DNAInfo Chicago. Weiss Neuropsychologist Dr. Michelle London and Weiss Psychologist Dr. Whitney Belcher were presenters.
Sept 21, 2016

Weiss CEO Dr. Tony Tedeschi named as a 2016 Physician Leader to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review. Learn more.
Sept 6, 2016

Yasser Farid, MD, director of the Chicago Bone Metastases Center and  orthopedic surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss discusses the latest techniques and instruments being used for total joint replacements. Read more on Becker’s Orthopedic Review
Aug 30, 2016

Several Weiss Rooftop  farmers talked with WBEZ’s Worldview about urban agriculture at Weiss.
Watch the video - EcoHeroes: Weiss Memorial Rooftop Farm Community

Aug 29, 2016

Weiss is Making A Difference in the Uptown community with its Rooftop Farm. Watch NBC 5 to learn more.
Aug 22, 2016

Craig Westin, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, discusses common ACL and MCL knee injuries in athletes. Read the story on Chicago Health.
Aug 11, 2016

Preston Wolin, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, pushed IHSA to enact a pitch-count policy to decrease the number of injuries among young athletes. Read the story on DNAinfo.com.

July 28, 2016

Learn more about Yasser Farid, MD, PhD, director of the Chicago Bone Metastases Center and a practicing surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital, as seen on Becker’s Orthopedic Review.
July 19, 2016

Preston Wolin, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, comments on the new 2017 pitch-count limit that intends to lessen overuse injuries among young pitchers. Read the story on ChicagoTribune.com.
July 18, 2016

Thomas A. McNally, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss, shares his advice for growing professionally as a spine surgeon, on Becker's Spine Review.
June 2, 2016

Thomas A. McNally, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss, shares the best news he receives - that his patients are doing well after surgery, on Becker's Spine Review.
May 26, 2016

Preston Wolin, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, weighs in on the role of the IHSA in preventing a  growing number of injuries sustained by youth in baseball, as seen on ChicagoTribune.com.
May 26, 2016

A fracture and ligament damage grounded high school athlete Danny Gleaves. But with the help of CCO foot and ankle specialist, Ari Kaz, M.D., Danny got back in the game and is headed to Michigan State University next year with a baseball scholarship. Read the article on The Herald-News.
Apr 18, 2016

Weiss Memorial Hospital CEO and Chicago Market CEO Dr. Tony Tedeschi's recent Physician Leadership award from the Chicago Healthcare Executives Forum is featured in a recent The Chicago Doctor article on “Mandatory Musts for Physician Leaders at the Top of Their Game”
Mar 31, 2016

Henry Finn, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, discusses the use of 3D printing technology and its positive impact on hip replacements. Watch the news video clips below.

Thomas A. McNally, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss, discusses the biggest barriers to spine surgery innovation in 2016 on Becker's Spine Review
Mar 17, 2016

Henry Finn, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, is featured in The Wall Street Journal video news segment dedicated to new treatment options to prevent and treat arthrofibrosis—the build up of scar tissue—after knee replacement surgery
Mar 14, 2016

Thomas A. McNally, M.D., Medical Director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss, discusses how he relaxes at the workday's end, and why he feels it's important to balance work and family life, as seen on Becker's Spine Review
Mar 2, 2016

Loren Schechter, M.D., Medical Director of the Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss, discusses transgender youth in Chicago Health Magazine

Feb 26, 2016

Heather Hall, M.D., Medical Director of Vascular Surgery at Weiss, explains the serious problems of varicose veins that affect both men and women. Watch the video clip as seen on the news stations below:

Feb, 2016

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