Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Shoeb J. Sitafalwalla, M.D., as vice president of medical management effective April 2, 2018.
In this role, Dr. Sitafalwalla will collaborate closely with the medical staff and its leadership, along with executive leaders, focusing on the hospital’s delivery of safe, high-quality care and health outcomes.
“The energy Dr. Sitafalwalla brings to his work is remarkable. We are delighted to welcome him,” said Karen Lambert, president, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. “We value Dr. Sitafalwalla’s commitment to population health. He will be an excellent addition to our team.”
Since March 2012, Dr. Sitafalwalla has been the medical director of the Advocate Heart Institute’s South Asian Cardiovascular Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, providing care to an at-risk population through transformative community outreach and innovation. For the last two years, he also has served on the Advocate system’s Digital Strategy Task Force as the mHealth Clinical Lead, designing an integrated, mobile-driven engagement system to optimize clinical operations, patient-provider communication and care coordination.
Dr. Sitafalwalla will continue his clinical practice. He also will continue his work as medical director of the South Asian Cardiovascular Center and as a member of the Digital Strategy Task Force.
“Dr. Sitafalwalla is an integral member of the Advocate team,” said Dr. Lee Sacks, chief medical officer, Advocate Health Care. “We look forward to him taking on this expanded role and sharing his exceptional skills in new ways.”
Dr. Sitafalwalla’s training includes a cardiovascular fellowship and internal medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital. He was chief cardiology fellow during the final year of his fellowship. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, and his Bachelor of Science in bioengineering with a minor in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Sitafalwalla is a 2017 graduate of the prestigious Presidential Leadership Scholars Program, which is an unprecedented partnership of the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson that brings together leaders from across the non-profit, military, public, and private sector fields to learn leadership lessons first-hand from the prior living presidents and their respective administration members.