Rideout Health Group welcomes new physicians to the Medical Staff leadership team. These physicians will serve throughout the 2010-2011 term.
After two successful years, Jasbir Kang, MD, relinquishes his title as Chief of Staff. Dr. Kang served in this capacity during the 2008-2009 term. He attended Cook County Hospital in Chicago for his internship and residency and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Douglas G. Tolley, MD, joins the leadership team as the new Chief of Staff. Dr. Tolley specializes in obstetrics and gynecology and is in private practice. He did his internship and residency at David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Joining the team as Vice Chief of Staff is Yash Brar, MD. Dr. Brar did his internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He is practicing with the Primary Care and Diabetes 2 Clinic, Inc. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Chief of Staff-Elect is Ashraf Ekdawy, MD. Dr. Ekdawy attended Grady Memorial Hospital in Georgia for his residency and is Board Certified in General Surgery.
The Rideout Health Group looks forward to successful years to come with this leadership team in place.
Medical Executive Committee
Douglas G. Tolley, MD, Chief of Staff
Ashraf Ekdawy, MD, Chief of Staff-Elect/Chair of Medical Review Committee
Yash Brar, MD, Vice Chief of Staff/Chair of Surgical Review Committee
Jasbir S. Kang, MD, Immediate Past Chief of Staff
James A. Calabrese, MD, Chief, Department of Anesthesia
Rudy Zaragoza, MD, Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine
Richard J. Brouette, MD, Chief, Department of Family Medicine
Karanbir S. Grewal, MD, Chief, Department of Medicine
Richard A. Maddalena, MD, Chief, Department of OB/GYN
Bill R. Pettross, MD, Chief, Department of Pathology
Mustafa Ammar, MD, Chief, Department of Pediatrics
Robert T. Wankmuller, MD, Chief, Department of Radiology
Patrick Griffith, MD, Chief, Department of Surgery
Karen Kakishiba, MD, Chair, Credentials Committee
Margaret S. Skiles, MD, Member-at-Large
John B. Rose, MD, Member-at-Large
Terri Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer
John Weiler, Representative, Board of Directors
Jim Kennedy, Chair, Board of Directors
Rupinder S. Brar, MD, Representative, Board of Directors
Chance White, Vice President of Quality Management
Janice Frank, RN, Chief Nurse Executive
Kristine Cassidy, FMC Administrator
Joseph Avelino, RMH Senior Administrator
Robert R. Plass, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Tarun K. Ghosh, CIO
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