Peoria, ILK (PRWEB) January 26, 2013
Dr. Andy Chiou elected President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoria Surgical Group, Ltd.
Peoria Surgical Group, Ltd (PSG) today announced that Andy C. Chiou, MD, MPH, RVT, FACS has been elected President and CEO by the PSG Shareholders. In this position, Dr. Chiou will be responsible for working with the PSG board of directors in developing and implementing the over-all corporate strategy and the coordination of all divisions within the expanding PSG corporate group.
Dr. Chiou replaces Dr. Thomas R. Rossi who recently completed his 4-year term as President.
“I'm delighted to announce Andy's election to this position to lead our practices,” stated Eric T. Elwood, MD. “Andy is a proven leader with significant operations experience. Successfully navigating the complex policies and reforms will require a clear vision and strong leadership. We look forward to advancing our practices even further under his direction."
Dr. Chiou is currently director of the vascular and endovascular team at PSG, and director of the Peoria Vein Center. He received his medical degree and a Master’s of Public Health in Health Care Administration from Boston University and completed his general residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. Additionally, Dr. Chiou served with distinction as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force. Dr. Chiou's current Academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria and Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Technology at Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
Peoria Surgical Group, Ltd (PSG) has been providing state of the art, quality-focused and patient centered surgical services for over 60 years. Today, their group of over 25 board certified surgeons and mid-level providers, deliver advanced care in a variety of specialties: Cosmetic & Reconstructive, Bariatric/Weight Loss, Breast, Colon & Rectal, Endovascular, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Thoracic, Varicose & Spider Vein Treatment, and Vascular Care.
PSG covers the central Illinois area as their physicians practice at a number of hospital and clinic sites. Additionally, their surgeons are on the faculty of the University of Illinois School of Medicine – Peoria, helping to train the next generation of surgeons for central Illinois and the world.