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.

Illinois Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
357 E Eller Drive
East Peoria IL, 61611
United States

Meeting Information

Chapter Meeting: May 18-20, 2016
Memorial Medical Center - Center of Learning and Innovation
701 N. First St. Springfield, IL, 62718
United States

Contact Luann White
Phone 217-415-1500


Michael W. Neumeister, MD FACS
Governor|10/07/2015 - 10/24/2018

Gavish Navin Patel, MD FACS
Governor|10/07/2015 - 10/24/2018

James Wayne Thiele, MD FACS
President|09/01/2014 - 06/30/2016

Luann White
Executive Director|07/01/2012 - 01/01/2050

Lisa Ann Kowalski, MD FACS
President Elect|09/01/2014 - 06/30/2016

Michelle M. Olson, MD FACS
Secretary/Treasurer|09/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Lynne M. Jalovec, MD FACS
CoC State Chair|07/01/2015 - 07/01/2018

Richard Charles Anderson, MD FACS
Governor|10/29/2014 - 10/25/2017

Mark Kuhnke, MD FACS
Governor|10/10/2013 - 10/31/2016

John Peter Sutyak, MD FACS
COT State Provincial Chair|05/25/2011 - 05/25/2017