Saint Francis Names Chavez New Surgical Director

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Brook Chavez as Director of Surgical Services.

In her new role, Chavez will oversee both administrative and clinical activities for Surgical Services, including pre-anesthesia testing, same-day surgery, operating rooms, gastrointestinal lab, post-anesthesia care and sterile processing. She also serves as the administrator of Physician Alliance Surgery Center.

Chavez joined Saint Francis in 2017. She earned her associate’s degree in nursing at Rend Lake College before earning her Certified Nurse in the Operating Room certificate. She then earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville and her master’s degree at Western Governors University.