top of page

Next Meeting   
Illinois Joint Surgical Conference
April 19-20, 2024
Springfield, IL


Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Illinois Joint Surgical Conference.  The conference will include an exploration skills lab on the afternoon of Friday, April 19 with dinner at the Lincoln Museum on Friday evening.  Saturday, April 20 with be a day of programs by each Society.  The conference is a joint venture of the Illinois Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Metropolitan Chicago Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago Surgical Society, Illinois Surgical Society and ISQIC.

Please click the link to register for the meeting, request to exhibit or

submit an abstract for the Resident Founders Competition

May 9, 2024

Annual Business Meeting 


Presidential lecture


Jonathan Myers, MD

Union League Club of Chicago

myers headshot 040221.jpg


Jonathan Myers

Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, RUSH Medical College

New Chicago Surgical Society Members

Matthew Dixon, MD
Amy Halverson, MD
Melissa Hornor, MD
Seema Khan, MD
George Kokosis, MD
John Konen, MD
Kinga Olortegui, MD
Anne Stey, MD

Annual Membership Dues

Please remember to pay your 2023_2024 dues.
Questions about your dues may be sent to



About the Society


History, Mission & Bylaws

CSS_logo (1).jpg

Monthly Meetings

Pipetting Samples



Previous Meetings with Chicago Surgical Society

Recap of another year of great presentations at Chicago Surgical Society.

The year started in October with our first Bevan lecture of the year:

“Leadership in the 21st Century: Effecting change, Shifting Culture

and Building Resiliency”

Presented by Dr. Leigh Neumayer: University of Florida Jacksonville

 In November we had

Great Debates in Surgery

"Wellness in Surgery: A PR stunt or the key to long career?"

Dr. Ami Shah vs Dr. Fred Luchette

"Is Laparoscopy Dead? What does the future of Minimally Invasive Surgery look like?"

Dr. Mario Masrur vs Dr. Ezra Teitelbaum

In February we had our second Bevan lecture of the year.

“Gender Affirmation Surgery:  Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going”

Presented by Loren S. Schechter, MD, FACS;

Director, Gender Affirmation Surgery: Rush University Medical Center

We had the Illinois Surgical Conference on April 22.

In May Dr. Nora Hansen presented her  Presidential lecture. 


We would like to thank our Exhibitors. 
We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your products.


Chicago Surgical Society

Dates 2023-2024


October 5, 2023

Bevan 2024 Lecture

  & New Member Initiation


November 9, 2023

Great Debates in Surgery

Fulton Market Kitchen


February 8, 2024

Scientific Program


April 20, 2024 

Illinois State Joint Surgical Conference



May 9, 2024 

Annual 2024 Business Meeting and Presidential Address

bottom of page