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Current Press Releases
Eve Feinberg, MD, Named Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Highland Park - 7/11/16
Northwestern Medicine Cardiologist First in Illinois to Implant World's Smallest FDA-Approved Pacemaker - 6/1/16
Northwestern’s Lurie Cancer Center Hosts 23rd Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K Run - 5/24/16
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Receives Top Evaluation for Intensive Care Services - 5/19/16
Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Home to First Tiara Mitral Transcatheter Heart Valve Replacement in the Midwest, Second in the United States - 5/6/16
Two people, one brain tumor: After battling the disease for more than a decade, Chicago couple vows to find a cure together - 4/28/16
New Research Finds Islet Transplantation Effective to Treat Type 1 Diabetes Complicated by Severe Hypoglycemia - 4/18/16
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Centegra Health System Explore Affiliation - 4/5/16
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Recognized by CDC for Innovative, Lifesaving Efforts to Prevent Blood Clots in Hospitalized Patients - 3/31/16
Lake Villa Cancer Survivor Says Attention to Small Changes Saved Her Life - 3/7/16
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Eve Feinberg, MD, Named Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Services Highland Park - 7/11/2016
Eve Feinberg, MD, knew the signs. She was, after all, a physician who specialized in treating infertile patients. And here she was trying to start a family and after years of minor health issues, all of those negative pregnancy tests started to make sense.
So the roles here flipped. She wasn’t solely a doctor who treated patients unable to get pregnant, she also stood alongside them as a woman who was struggling to start a family herself. For years, Feinberg lived these two roles seamlessly -- both treating patients and herself undergoing fertility treatments. Today, when she tells her patients she knows what they are going through, they believe her. When she shows them photos of her daughter, now 10, and twins, now seven, her patients know what’s possible.
Northwestern Medicine transplant surgeons join White House efforts to increase access to organ transplants, reduce organ waiting list - 7/05/16
On Monday, June 13, Northwestern Medicine transplant surgeon Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD, traveled to Washington, DC, to participate in the White House Organ Summit hosted by the Obama Administration. At the Summit, Dr. Wertheim joined Senior Administration Officials and representatives from companies, foundations, universities, hospitals and patient advocacy organizations that are working to increase access to organ transplants, reduce the organ waiting list and even develop new regenerative medicine technologies to one day create tissues and organs for all patients in need of a transplant.
Mercedes Gilpatric didn’t hesitate when her Northwestern Medicine cardiologist, Vera Rigolin, MD, asked her if she might be interested in a new investigational procedure that would repair her leaky tricuspid valve without open-heart surgery. This problem was causing Gilpatric extreme fatigue and shortness of breath.
“What you have at Northwestern is an amazing team,” she said. “I didn’t have any qualms about it.” Read More