American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Illinois Chapter

The Illinois Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (exclusive of Chicago) was chartered in 1951, the seventh issued by ACS. The main objectives of the Chapter are educational and professional, including but not limited to elevating the standards of surgery and educating the public and profession with respect to surgical care. Further goals include: promoting the aims, interests, ideals and programs of the American College of Surgeons; to serve as a medium of communication between the Chapter and the College; to elevate the standards surgical training and education in Illinois; to advance the science and practice of surgery in Illinois, to further a cooperative and fraternal spirit among Illinois surgeons; to assist in providing surgical facilities of the highest professional standards; to provide a medium through which all aspects of surgery may be discussed; and to provide a means through which the members may cooperate with other professional and civic groups concerned with the health of the citizens. We currently have a membership of over 300 and an annual scientific meeting is held each year.

Membership in the American College of Surgeons does not include automatic enrollment in the local chapter. Please contact the individual listed below to learn more about how to join your chapter today!

Chapter Contact

Luann White
Executive Director

Phone: () 217-415-1500

618 Cascade Rd,
Pittsburgh 58, 15221
United States

Chapter Leadership

Daniel Mark Chase, MD FACS

Michelle M. Olson, MD FACS
President Elect

Dawn Elizabeth Wietfeldt, MD FACS

Richard Charles Anderson, MD FACS

Gavish Navin Patel, MD FACS

Nashaat H. Naam, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor

Kevin Michael Lowe, MD PhD FACS
CoC State Chair

Henry R. Moore, MD FACS
COT State Chair

Christopher Vetter, MD
RAS Chapter Representative

Robin Alexandra Alley, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative