OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center has named Dr. Hadi F. Shaaban, DO FACS, as trauma medical director. Dr. Shaaban joined OSF Saint Anthony in 2019 and has been working in the trauma, critical care and burn surgery units.
“When Dr. Shaaban joined us back in 2019, we knew he had a wealth of knowledge and a great deal of trauma related experience,” said Robert Dice, trauma and burn services manager. “It was a natural fit for him to be named our trauma medical director and we are very lucky to have a talent like his to serve our Rockford community.”
“I am very grateful to work for a healthcare organization like OSF HealthCare and I am looking forward to leading our Level I Trauma Center into the future,” said Dr. Shaaban. “We have a great team who are available to help around the clock and I am proud to be a part of it.”
Dr. Shaaban received his doctorate degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Michigan State University - Garden City Hospital in Garden City, MI.; he completed fellowships in Surgical Critical Care at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, Burn Surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA, and Quality and Patient Safety at Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Medical Center in Hines, IL. Dr. Shaaban received his Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from the University of Texas-Dallas Southwestern Medical Center and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
About OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Trauma Center
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is designated a Level I Trauma Center, the highest designation in the state of Illinois.
The OSF Saint Anthony Trauma Center has also been verified by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verification means that all care associated with our trauma program, virtually every department from Lifeline ambulance to the emergency department and neuro trauma intensive care to infection control, is recognized as one of the best in the nation. In fact, OSF Saint Anthony is now one of only two Illinois hospitals that have achieved ACS trauma center verification.
As a leader in the treatment of traumatic injuries, cardiac and neurological emergencies and other life-threatening conditions, OSF Saint Anthony cares for more than 1,100 trauma patients a year from northern and central Illinois and southern Wisconsin.