Lake County Physician Sworn in as President

April 8, 2024
Jann Ingmire, 312-580-9802

CHICAGO – Piyush I. Vyas, M.D., was sworn in as president of the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) during its recent annual meeting. He was previously elected president-elect in 2023.

Dr. Vyas received his medical degree from MS University of Baroda in Baroda, India and completed his radiology residency at Cook County Hospital.

Dr. Vyas is board-certified in diagnostic radiology. He has been an attending physician at Lovell Federal Health Care Center since 2004 where he served as Chief of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine until 2018. Since 2018, he has been the Associate Director, Clinical Support Services. He was also Assistant Professor of Radiology with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science from 2005-2016 and served as their Vice Chairman of Radiology from 2012-2016. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Rosalind Franklin and actively involved in teaching medical students. He is also a valued member of the admission committee at the university.

He has been an ISMS member for 40 years and has served for many years as an ISMS Alternate Delegate and Delegate to the AMA, as well as a past Trustee and Chair of the ISMS Governmental Affairs Council. Dr. Vyas served as president of the Lake County Medical Society for two separate terms and served on multiple committees, at the county and state level. He is also a past president of the Indian American Medical Association.

Dr. Vyas’s term as ISMS president will run through April 2025.

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