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March 25, 2011

Good Samaritan Hospital Names New OB/Gyn Chairman


Mar. 25, 2011

Jack Basil MDGood Samaritan Hospital has named Jack Basil MD, FACOG, FACS as chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Basil has acted as interim chair since Michael Baggish MD retired from the position last summer.

In his new role, Dr. Basil will work with the program director of the TriHealth Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, the Vice President of Graduate Medical Education, and hospital leadership to oversee standards for quality improvement, and for delivery of patient care.

“Our OB/Gyn Department has claimed many impressive accomplishments since it was established back in 1959,” said Jerry Oliphant, TriHealth executive vice president and Chief Operating Officer. “I am confident that Dr. Basil will continue to build our nationally respected program; and I am equally proud to count someone with his remarkable qualifications as a part of our already-impressive team of physician leaders.”

Dr. Basil graduated from the Ohio State University in 1989, and from the College of Medicine at Ohio State in 1993. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at Washington University-Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. in 1997, and also completed the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Washington University-Barnes Hospital in 2000. He served as an assistant professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. for four years. Dr. Basil joined the staff of Good Samaritan Hospital in April 2004.

Dr. Basil is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons. He also is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Basil’s research interests include cancer prevention and hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. He currently serves as a member of the TriHealth Gynecologic Oncology Group Cancer Prevention and Control Committee. He is board certified in the subspecialty of Gynecologic Oncology.

In addition to serving in his new role, Dr. Basil will continue his work with Tristate Gynecologic Oncology and with ongoing clinical research efforts. He also will continue as clinical assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine.