Sanjeeb Khatua, MD of Edward-Elmhurst Health is among Modern Healthcare’s 2020 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders (formerly Up and Comers). Modern Healthcare, a publisher of healthcare news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders age 40 or under who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation, and financial, operational and clinical excellence early in their careers.
Dr. Khatua is Executive Vice President, Physician & Ambulatory Network; Chief Physician Executive and President, Edward Health Ventures for Edward-Elmhurst, which includes Edward Hospital in Naperville, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health. He also leads the system’s COVID-19 Steering Committee.
“Under Dr. Khatua’s leadership, Edward-Elmhurst’s response to the pandemic has been swift, decisive and comprehensive,” says Mary Lou Mastro, System CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health. “Dr. Khatua has guided our efforts to research and provide effective treatment for patients with COVID-19. He’s also provided oversight of testing, supply management, purchase of personal protective equipment, plans to handle a surge of patients, infection control, communications, and safety measures to protect patients, visitors and employees at all of our locations.”
“In a year that's proven to be a gamechanger for the industry, a group of leaders have risen to meet the moment and that’s on top of the accomplishments they were already registering in their regular jobs. These 25 honorees represent the most impressive leaders driving change across the industry,” says Aurora Aguilar, editor, Modern Healthcare.
Dr. Khatua is a board-certified family medicine physician and practiced with Edward Medical Group. In 2016, Dr. Khatua was promoted to Vice President, Physician Network & Population Health, Edward-Elmhurst Health and became Vice President/Chief Medical Officer at Edward Hospital in 2017.
Dr. Khatua earned his Master’s degree in Public Health from Loma Linda University, MBA in Healthcare Management from Loyola University Chicago and medical degree from the Medical University of Silesia.
He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians and member of the American Association for Physician Leadership. In 2017, he was awarded the President’s Award from the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians for promoting excellence in the health and well-being of the people of Illinois.