Charles Gruner, M.D.

Charles Gruner, M.D.

Board certified in general surgery

Undergraduate Education: Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1994 - 1998
Degree: Bachelor of Science degree, Biology major

Postgraduate Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1998 - 2002
Degree: Doctor of Medicine degree

General Surgery, July 2002 – June 2007
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Fellow, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, July 2007 – June 2008
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Medical License: State of Illinois (2006), American Board of Surgery (October 2008)
BLS, ACLS, ATLS: Certified and Current

Current Staff Positions:
Surgical Associates, S.C.
800 Austin St., East Tower, Suite 563
Evanston, Illinois 60202
Phone: 847-869-0522
Fax: 847-869-0652

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, 2006
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 2010
Chicago Surgical Society 2011
Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) 2014

Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Medical Student in Surgery, 2001
The National Dean’s List, 1998
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1998
Cum Laude, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, 1998
Dean’s List, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, 1994-1998

Post Graduate Course Work:
LAP-BAND Advanced Laparoscopic Fellowship Program
Chicago, IL, May 2008

SAGES Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Course
Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, OH, January 2008

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Fundamentals Conference
Sedona, AZ, August 2007

SAGES Resident Advanced Laparoscopic Workshop
Cincinnati, OH, January 2005

Complex Ventral Hernia Repair and Component Separation Technique Seminar
St. Louis, MO, Sept 2016

EsophyX Transoral Endoscopic Fundoplicator Certification Course
GastrophyX Transoral Endoscopic Plicator Certification Course
Seattle, WA, June 2009

Professional Appointments:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Nov 2009 - present

Surgeon Champion, Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC)
Aug 2014 - present

Instructor, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)
Aug 2008 - present

Graduate Medical Education Committee
Dec 2008 - present

Infection Control Committee
Dec 2008 - present

Charles Gruner, M.D.

If you have a medical question or concern, please feel free to call our office at (847) 869-0522.

Our staff is trained to answer many of your questions. In the event they are unable to answer your question, they will consult with one of our surgeons and we will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.

Affiliate Links

Presence St. Francis Hospital

We train surgical residents in general surgery. learn more here
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery

American Board of Surgery

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