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Medical Staff Leaders Named at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital April 26, 2012

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital recently named new departmental chiefs and vice chiefs to its medical staff leadership team. The physicians were selected by a medical staff committee after being nominated by peers in their respective departments.

LAKE FOREST, IL – “These physicians are among the finest in their fields,” said Michael G. Ankin, MD, FACP, FCCP, chief medical officer at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. “Medicine is evolving every day, and we could not ask for better leadership as we bring new clinical programs and cutting-edge procedures to the communities we serve.

“These talented medical leaders will work closely with their peers in leadership positions at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to advance the expertise of Northwestern Medicine throughout Chicagoland,” said Eric G. Neilson, MD, Feinberg’s vice president for medical affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean.

“This is another step in Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital's integration with Feinberg and Northwestern Memorial Hospital,” said Michael A. Ruchim, MD, associate chief medical officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. “We are developing a close collaboration between the medical staffs of both institutions to deliver the highest quality of medical care to the northern suburbs of Chicago.”

The recent appointments include:

Medical Staff Officers

  • President-Kim Sobinsky, MD
  • Vice President-Stanley Dee, MD
  • Secretary/Treasurer-Dean Tsarwhas, MD
Department Chiefs

  • Department of Anesthesiology-Aristeidie Diveris, MD 
  • Department of Emergency Medicine-Michael Peters, MD 
  • Department of Medicine-Mark Greenberger, MD 
  • Department of OB/GYN-Robert Hartman, MD 
  • Department of Pathology-Richard Clatch, MD, PhD 
  • Department of Pediatrics-Michael Bauer, MD 
  • Department of Radiology-Jeffrey Rosengarten, MD
  • Department of Surgery-John R. Andrews, MD
Department Vice Chiefs

  • Department of Anesthesiology-Joseph Colligan, MD
  • Department of Emergency Medicine-Trevor Hamilton, MD
  • Department of Medicine-David Smiley, MD
  • Department of OB/GYN-Michael Hubbell, MD
  • Department of Pathology-David Wang, MD
  • Department of Pediatrics-Douglas Ashley, MD
  • Department of Radiology-Donald Hebel, MD
  • Department of Surgery-Paul Steinwald, MD

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