New chief medical officers named for OSF medical centers in Danville, Urbana

OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center in Danville and OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Urbana each have new vice presidents and chief medical officers.

Now serving in those roles in Danville is Dr. Anil Gopinath. His appointment became effective Dec. 21.

He comes to the Danville medical center after serving as chief medical officer for AMITA Health Mercy Medical Center in Aurora and AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin.

Gopinath earned his medical degree from M.R. Medical College in Gulbarga, India, and completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, Northwestern University in Chicago. He holds a master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

“We are excited to have Dr. Gopinath join us to help lead OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center,” said Dr. Jared Rogers, who is president there. “Dr. Gopinath has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to critical care, quality, safety and care management that will help us provide excellent, patient-centered care.”

Meanwhile, OSF HealthCare has named Dr. Gary Hagens to be vice president and chief medical officer of OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Urbana. The appointment was effective Jan. 4.

His experience includes 16 years as a chief medical officer in both urban and rural hospitals, including several years as the chief operating officer and chief medical officer of BroMenn Healthcare System and Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

Hagens earned his doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in oral/maxillofacial surgery at Boston University Medical Center, as well as a fellowship at The Institute for the Correction of Facial Deformities at Boston University Medical Center.

He received his master of business administration degree from Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

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