Maywood, IL – Loyola Medicine's Neil Gupta, MD, MPH, FASGE, is among Modern Healthcare’s 2020 national class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders. Modern Healthcare, the leader in health care business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders all age 40 or younger, who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation and financial, operational and clinical excellence early in their careers.
Dr. Gupta joined Loyola Medicine in 2012 and was recently named chief medical officer for Loyola Medicine's Medical Group and Provider Services. Loyola Medicine’s academic health system includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and MacNeal Hospital.
“In a year that's proven to be a game changer for the industry, a group of leaders has risen to meet the moment. Some members of the Top 25 Emerging Leaders were freshly minted in their roles when COVID-19 hit. They rose to the occasion, whether it was developing outreach for underserved communities or standing up robust telehealth capabilities, these honorees represent the country's most impressive leaders driving change across the industry,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.
Dr. Gupta is a board-certified gastroenterologist and has clinical and research interests in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, malignant and pre-malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, and improving the quality of endoscopy. He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, presented over 300 abstracts at national medical conferences, and written chapters for several medical textbooks. He teaches physicians how to perform complex endoscopy procedures at courses throughout the country and internationally. Dr. Gupta currently serves on committees for the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
"We could not be more proud of Dr. Gupta for receiving this national honor," said Richard K. Freeman, MD, MBA, FACS, executive vice president and regional chief clinical officer for Loyola Medicine. "Neil's track record for quality, innovation and leadership led to significant advancements at Loyola Medicine."
Dr. Gupta also serves as the regional director of the Loyola Medicine digestive health program. During his tenure, he has led the program to earn four consecutive top 50 U.S. News & World Report rankings with the highest ranking of 21st in the country in 2020. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine. He earned a Master's in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago in public health informatics, completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
This year’s honorees are profiled in the October 12, 2020 issue of Modern Healthcare and online at ModernHealthcare.com/top-emergingleaders.