Inpatient Consultation Service
The Department of Ophthalmology provides about 2,000 inpatient consultations per year at the
Loyola University Hospital
. Faculty and resident physicians see pediatric patients in the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital
, a “hospital within a hospital” located on the fourth floor. Patients are also seen in the adult and pediatric burn unit, cardiac transplant unit, neonatal intensive care, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
, the emergency department and trauma center. The hospital maintains a fully equipped examining room with a Haag Streit slit lamp and portable ophthalmic equipment. The emergency department has its own slit lamp and ophthalmic examination area.