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Friday, March 25, 2016

Brian Proctor, DO, FAOCO, Named to Loyola University Health System's Board of Directors

MAYWOOD, IL – Brian Proctor, DO, FAOCO, chair of the department of surgery at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, has been named to the Board of Directors of Loyola University Health System (LUHS).
                                       
"We appreciate that Dr. Proctor has expanded his commitment at our organization from serving as a physician and department chair to also joining our board," said Larry M. Goldberg, president and CEO of LUHS.

The Board of Directors is the governing body for LUHS, which includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities.
 
Dr. Proctor is an independent, board certified ophthalmologist who has practiced in the Chicago area for 20 years. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was the recipient of the Osteopathic Concept Award.  He completed his residency with the Detroit Ophthalmology Consortium where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Proctor has performed research in the U.S. at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and abroad at the Wilhelm Schuthless Clinic in Zurich, Switzerland. His publications have appeared in journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and The New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Proctor has performed thousands of ocular surgeries, ranging from complex intraocular cataract procedures to delicate oculoplastic operations. As a fellow of both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology, Dr. Proctor has lectured extensively.  He is the current chair of the surgery department at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. Additionally, he helps train residents in ophthalmology as a part-time associate clinical professor at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Proctor was involved in forming Loyola Physician Partners, LLC, and led efforts to increase the participation of affiliated community physicians in Loyola’s Clinically Integrated Network.

About Loyola University Health System

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola University Medical Center’s campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of Chicago’s Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. At the heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

Trinity Health is a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. Trinity is committed to being a people-centered health care system that enables better health, better care and lower costs. Trinity Health has 91 hospitals and hundreds of continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in 21 states and 119,000 employees.