Glendale Heights – David Lamont, D.O., an emergency
medicine specialist, has joined the emergency department staff at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.
Lamont, of Chicago, comes to the hospital from St. Francis Hospital in Blue
Island, where he was associate medical director. He is
board certified in emergency medicine. He is also holds certifications in
advanced trauma life support, advanced cardiac life support and pediatric
advanced life support and has been a clinical assistant professor of emergency
medicine at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2004.
“Dr. Lamont is a welcome addition to our staff,”
said Joseph Shanahan, M.D., medical director of emergency services at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.
“With the opening of our new emergency department, we are continuing to grow
our medical staff to accommodate the increased patient volume.”
The hospital’s Shanahan Emergency and Trauma Center,
a $7 million facility that opened in June 2007, is centered around a unique
concept – there is no waiting room. Upon arrival, patients are escorted
directly to a private treatment room where they are promptly treated. The center
includes 19 private, spacious treatment suites that consist of primary exam
suites, cardiac exam suites, trauma and pediatric suites as well as
psychological exam rooms.
Lamont earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Houghton College
in Houghton, N.Y., and earned his doctor of osteopathic
medicine degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000.
In addition to Lamont’s medical achievements, he is
a member of the American
College of Emergency
Physicians, and the American Osteopathic Association and his research has been
published in several medical journals.