Title: Obstetrician, Senior Attending Physician
Company: Evanston Hospital
Location: Skokie, Illinois, United States
LeRoy Sprang, Obstetrician and Senior Attending Physician at Evanston Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of obstetric medicine.
As a student, Dr. Sprang studied at St. Mary’s College from 1962 to 1965 and went on to study at Loyola University, where he earned an MD in 1969. After a brief period as an intern at St. Francis Hospital, he served in the United States Navy from 1970 to 1972, when he was honorably discharged. He became a resident at St. Francis Hospital, and in 1975, he started as an associate attending physician at Evanston Hospital. Dr. Sprang rose to the rank of attending physician in 1980, and in 1985, he became a senior attending physician at both St. Francis Hospital and Evanston Hospital, positions he holds to this day.
From 1983 to 1991, Dr. Sprang served as the chairman of the OB-GYN department at the Cook County Graduate School of Medicine. In 1990, he became vice president of the medical staff at Evanston Hospital, and in 1991, he became the president-elect on the hospital’s board of directors. From 1993 to 1994, he served as the secretary of the executive committee. Dr. Sprang additionally worked as an editor for Professional Staff News from 1992 to 1993, chairman of the editorial board for the Chicago Journal of Medicine from 1986 to 1991, and has contributed multiple articles to professional journals.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Sprang has served as a medical educator in a variety of capacities. He has served as a lecturer for the OB-GYN National Center for Advanced Medical Education since 1991 and worked as an instructor for the Northwestern University Medical School from 1975 to 1978. He has been a professor since 2004, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, serving as the chairman of the Illinois section from 1975 to 1976.
Dr. Sprang is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Chicago Medical Society, among many other organizations. He is happy to have been able to help others, and is overjoyed with his work—delivering babies is his passion. As a testament to his success, experience, and stature as an obstetrician, Dr. Sprang has been featured in the second edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in America.
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