About Us

The purposes of the Chapter are educational and professional, including but not limited to elevating the standards of surgery and educating the public and the profession with respect to surgical care.

Further purposes shall be (1) to promote the aims, interests, ideals and programs of the American College of Surgeons, (2) to serve as a medium of communication between the Chapter and the College, (3) to elevate the standards of training and education in surgery in Illinois, (4) to advance the science and practice of surgery in Illinois, (5) to further a cooperative and fraternal spirit among Illinois surgeons, (6) to assist in providing surgical facilities of the highest professional standards, (7) to provide a means through which the members may cooperate with other professional and civic groups concerned with the health of the citizens.

Chapter Council

Michelle M. Olson
Michelle M. Olson

MD, FACS – President

Steven S. Tsoraides
Steven S. Tsoraides

MD, FACS – President-Elect

Dawn Wietfeldt
Dawn Wietfeldt

MD, FACS – Secretary-Treasurer