Advocate Lutheran Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Advocate Lutheran

Park Ridge, Illinois

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Advocate Lutheran has been recognized as a “Top 100 Hospital”. It provides a “semi-academic” clinical environment with state of the art equipment. It is the flagship hospital for the Advocate Health Care System and the largest of a network of hospitals and clinics that provide radiation oncology services.

Equipment includes:

  • Varian IX machines with OBI, Rapid Arc capabilities and Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
  • Tomotherapy, Cyberknife, GE 16 Slice CT Simulator
  • Three dimensional treatment planning
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy
  • High Dose rate brachytherapy
  • Hypofractionation for breast cancer treatment
  • Grid Therapy, Total Body Irradiation
  • Pediatric and Adult populations
  • 2-3 Physicians/Day
  • 7 Full time and 1 Part time therapist
  • treat 35-50 patients per day
  • We do not have opportunities for students to work during their internship
  • We treat in a somewhat relaxed atmosphere; we give the students the opportunity to have as much “hands on” as they are comfortable with.
  • TrueBeam in 2018

Education Director is James Bauml, MHA, RT(R)(T)

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