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New Medical Staff Officers

New Medical Staff Officers Assume Leadership at Rush Oak Park Hospital

Oak Park, IL (April 8, 2008) — The 2008 officers of the Rush Oak Park Hospital Medical Staff are:

        Philip Palutsis, MD, president. Dr. Palutsis is an internal medicine physician with Rush Oak Park Physicians’ Group. He is a primary care physician practicing in Hillside.

        Susan Balter, MD, vice president. Dr. Balter is an infectious disease specialist with West Suburban Infectious Disease Specialists in Oak Park.

        David Kracker, MD, secretary. Dr. Kracker is a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois, Ltd. in Oak Park.

        John Hardek, MD, treasurer. Dr. Hardek is an internal medicine physician with Rush Oak Park Physicians’ Group. He is a primary care physician practicing in North Riverside.

The new officers will represent the more than 400 physicians who comprise the medical staff at Rush Oak Park Hospital.