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.