Our Team

Invested Local Physicians

Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) is an emergency medicine group with a unique independent partnership and ownership model that attracts emergency medicine professionals seeking a culture of accountability and innovation necessary to meet today’s healthcare challenges. We know that exceptional patient care begins with extraordinary people. For over 30 years, our independent group of emergency medicine physicians created engaged, dedicated, and innovative leaders in medicine.

Our forward-thinking leadership model pairs physicians with a dynamic executive nurse leader. This dyad model allows us to implement comprehensive and practical solutions to clinical, operational, and business challenges.

CLINICIANS, CAREGIVERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS, FAMILY

Ted Patras

Ted Patras, MD, FACEP

President, Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists

Dr. Ted Patras is a board certified emergency medicine physician affiliated with multiple hospitals including AMITA Adventist Hinsdale, LaGrange, Bolingbrook, and Glen Oaks.

Dr. Rich Phillips

Richard A. Phillips, MD, MBA

Regional Medical Director, Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists & Medical Director, AMITA Adventist Glen Oaks

Dr. Richard Phillips is a board certified emergency medicine physician affiliated with multiple hospitals including AMITA Adventist Hinsdale, LaGrange, Bolingbrook and Glen Oaks.

John Moustoukas

John Moustoukas, MD, MBA, FACEP

Director of Quality and Clinical Informatics, Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists

Dr. Moustoukas is a board certified physician executive with several years of health care experience and a proven track record of building value-based Medicine organizations.

Herb Zerth

Herb Zerth, MD

Medical Director, AMITA Adventist Hinsdale

Dr. Herb Zerth is a board certified emergency medicine physician affiliated with multiple hospitals including AMITA Adventist Hinsdale, LaGrange, Bolingbrook and Glen Oaks.

Harry Karydes

Harry Karydes, DO, FACEP

Former Medical Director, AMITA Adventist Bolingbrook

Dr. Harry Karydes is a board certified emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist affiliated with multiple hospitals including AMITA Adventist Hinsdale, LaGrange, Bolingbrook and Glen Oaks.

Geoff Crabb

Geoff Crabb, MD

Medical Director, AMITA Adventist LaGrange & Emergency Department Chair, AMITA Adventist Hinsdale and LaGrange

Dr. Geoff Crabb is a board certified emergency medicine physician affiliated with multiple hospitals including AMITA Adventist Hinsdale, LaGrange, Bolingbrook and Glen Oaks.