Sam Hoover, M.D., M.P.H., J.D.
- Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame
- M.D. from the University of Iowa Medical College; Fellowship in Anesthesiology at University of Minnesota
- Masters in Public Health (M.P.H.) from Harvard University School of Public Health
- J.D. from Loyola University School of Law School
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Sam was instrumental in developing a Department of Anesthesiology at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Illinois, and later served as its chairperson. (Lake Forest Hospital is now known as Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.) While on staff at Lake Forest, he is the former Chairperson of the Bylaws Committee responsible for drafting and proposing amendments to the hospital’s medical staff bylaws. He is also a former Chairperson for the Quality Assurance and Service Committees, eventually becoming Chair of the Executive Committee and former President of the medical staff, a former member of the Board of Directors, and a former member of the Boards’ Executive and Nominating Committees.
Since graduating from law school, Sam has concentrated on the areas of Healthcare Employment Law & Mediation. He represents individuals, including physicians, in analyzing and litigating business and contractual issues.
Sam frequently consults with other attorneys and is “Of Counsel” to several Chicago law firms. He has arbitrated and mediated contract and personal injury disputes in Lake and Cook Counties and has appeared before the Illinois Appellate Court.
Sam is a member of the Federal Trial and U.S. Supreme Court bars. He is a former member of the Health and Elder Law Committees of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is currently a member of Civil and Appeals Committee of the Lake County Bar Association. Although he lives in Illinois, Sam is also licensed in the District of Columbia and has clients in other states.