Mark D. Greatting, MD,
Named 2016 Eveloff Award Winner
Each year, one physician is chosen from among the many well-trained and talented doctors at Springfield Clinic to receive the prestigious A. Raymond Eveloff Award for Clinical Excellence. The most recent recipient is Mark Greatting, MD, a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery, for his clinical achievements as well as his contributions as chairman of Springfield Clinic’s Board of Directors.
The award was established in 1997 in honor of A. Raymond Eveloff, a local pediatrician and one of Springfield Clinic’s founding partners. The annual award recognizes the recipient for going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the health and well-being of patients and to continually strive for excellence in the delivery of health care. Candidates for the award have also demonstrated leadership in the community, the organization and their medical specialties.
In the nominations submitted by his peers, Dr. Greatting is described as “always approachable” and committed to quality as shown through his willingness to review charts and mentor his collegues.
He joined Springfield Clinic in 1995. Dr. Greatting earned his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine where he was chief resident in Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his Hand Surgery fellowship at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN prior to beginning his medical career in Springfield, IL.
Dr. Greatting has been an active partner, serving as Board Chairman, and on the executive and governance committees.
In recognition of his award, Dr. Greatting received a commemorative plaque, and his name will be inscribed beside the names of all previous Eveloff Award winners. Former recipients include:
- 2015 – Mary Bretscher, MD, FACP – The Cancer Center
- 2014 – Leonard Giannone, MD – The Cancer Center
- 2013 – Lynne D. Barkmeier, MD – Vascular Surgery
- 2012 – J. Michael Zinzilieta, MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology
- 2011 – Donald S. Ross, MD – General Surgery
- 2010 – Michael A. Pick, MD – Rheumatology
- 2009 – William D. Putman, MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology
- 2008 – Daniel E. Lanzotti, MD – Family Medicine
- 2007 – Douglas R. Leigh, MD – Infectious Diseases
- 2006 – John C. Shaffer, MD – Gynecologic Oncology
- 2005 – Stuart A. Yaffe, MD – Family Medicine
- 2004 – Stephen M. Ryan, MD – Vascular Surgery
- 2003 – Stephen T. Randag, MD – Internal Medicine
- 2002 – Donald R. Graham, MD – Infectious Diseases
- 2001 – Keith A. Wichterman, MD – General Surgery
- 2000 – Stefan P. Kozak, MD – Family Medicine
- 1999 – Henry F. Rohs, MD – Internal Medicine
- 1998 – John L. “Jack” Allen, MD – General Surgery
- 1997 – Charles I. Wabner, MD – Hematology & Oncology
Source: Springfield Clinic, November 17, 2016