Community Hospital Welcomes New Medical Staff Officers in 2015

By: Community Healthcare System Last Updated: July 16, 2015

Community-Hospital-New-Medical-Staff-Officers-Collage-2015Community Hospital Medical and Dental Staff elected new officers for a two-year term effective July 1. David Robinson, MD will serve as president, Terrence Dempsey, MD as vice president and Howard Marcus, MD as secretary.

In his position as president, Dr. Robinson will provide leadership for the 600 medical and dental physicians on staff at Community Hospital.

Since 2006, Dr. Robinson has served as chairman and vice chairman for Community Hospital’s department of Surgery. He is a published author and public lecturer on cosmetic and breast reconstruction surgery. He actively volunteers his time in the community for breast cancer patients raising awareness and funding to help advance research and find a cure.

Dr. Robinson received his medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed his residency in general surgery at Michigan State University and plastic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Terrence Dempsey, MD, is a general surgeon on staff at Community Hospital since 1997. Howard Marcus, MD, is an obstetrician/gynecologist on staff at Community Hospital since 1995.

Part of the Community Healthcare System, Community Hospital has 458 beds and more than 3,000 employees. This nationally-recognized top performing hospital offers the latest medical advances, preventative screenings and support groups aimed to improving the quality of life and health in Northwest Indiana.

For more information about the physicians on staff at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System, including St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, visit