- School of Public Health John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award (2008)
Thomas Feldman is the CEO of Center for Health, Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC in Peoria, IL. The six operating room multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center handles approximately 7,000 cases every year. Feldman oversees operations, marketing, contracting and overall performance of more than 70 employees performing ENT, ophthalmology, orthopedics, general surgery, gastrointestinal, OB/GYN, podiatry, pain management, and plastics procedures. Prior, Feldman has served as Service Line Director, Physician Service at Methodist Medical Center of Illinois (MMCI) in Peoria. His responsibilities have included but have not been limited to physician contracting, development, and maintenance of compensation plans. His position, which reports directly to the CEO of MMCI, was accountable for an annual operating budget of over $60 million and approximately 400 full-time equivalents. In addition, Feldman performed in the role as Director, Ambulatory Services & Practice Management at MMCI in which he was responsible for operations in ten locations offering radiology, pathology, same-day surgery, and routine office visits which were staffed by over 30 physicians of varying specialties on time-share arrangements. Feldman has also served as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago, and as an administrator for Program Development at Chicago Children’s Memorial Medical Center.
In 1995, he earned his master’s degree in public health from Indiana University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Feldman was the 2008 recipient of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award.