River Forest, IL— Prominently featured in The Inner Circle, George Cybulski is acknowledged as a Pinnacle Life Healthcare Provider for his work in the Fields of Healthcare Research and Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Cybulski pursued higher education at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then received a Medical Degree at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and Chicago and completed a residency at Rush. Furthering his skills, the doctor also has certification in Value Measurement in Health Care from the Harvard Business School; holds a Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician certification from the Certification Board of Sterile Processing & Distribution Inc.; and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Loyola University- Chicago.
A leader in his field, Dr. George Cybulski practices at Humble Park Health as a neurological surgeon in Chicago, IL. He explained that in this position he diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the spine including spinal canal stenosis; herniated discs; tumors; fractures; and spinal deformities, among many others.
A figurehead in the medical field holding many leadership positions, Dr. Cybulski has practiced as a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University-The Feinberg School of Medicine from 1988 to 2019. He was a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech and Chief Medical Officer for Vested Medical LLC from 2019 to 2021 and currently serves as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Humboldt Park Health; an Associate Professor of Surgery at St. George’s University; and a Physician-Advisor at Surgical Solutions.
The doctor was also the Chairman of the Division of Neurosurgery at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County between 2004 and 2013 where he managed a clinical surgery division with a budget of $2 million; provided direct patient care; oversaw three other neurosurgery attendings; 2 Physician Assistants; two Advanced Practitioner Nurses; five Neurosurgery Residents; and various rotating medical students, as well as Directing a Neurology Training Program.
Among the many accolades and roles, he has held in the field, Dr. Cybulski asserts that he considers serving as the Stroger Cook Hospital Chairman of Neurosurgery from 2004-2013 to be a highlight in his career and credits his success to his love for helping patients and collaboration there with Division Administrator, Mrs. Ernestine Daniels.
Dedicated to civic service in addition to his professional pursuits, Dr. Cybulski served as a neurosurgeon in the United States Army Medical Corps from 1990-1991 with the rank of Major during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. Recognized for his excellence in service, he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. After leaving the military, he worked as the Section Chief of Neurosurgery at Lakeside, Virginia Hospital, where he taught the Residents of Northwestern University Medical School.
Considering his illustrious career, Dr. Cybulski has been honored with many awards including the 2012 Patient’s Choice Award in March; the 2012 Benton Consolidated High School Alumnus of the Year Award from the Benton Lions Club in April; and the U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor Award in December. He was also appointed as a member of the Council of Regents at Loyola University-Chicago in January 2013 and there is a Neurosurgery Resident Retreat in his name at Northwestern University.
In addition to his medical posts and responsibilities, Dr. Cybulski and his peers are leading the field in research co-authoring the article ‘Predictors of Thirty-Day Readmission after Anterior Cervical Fusion,’ which was published in September 2013. He has written numerous articles for professional journals and is steadfast in his philosophy that centers around a deep passion for assisting and improving the lives of his patients, especially in providing specialty care to underserved individuals.
Dr. Cybulski would like to dedicate this honor to his parents, Virginia and George, and thank them for their love and support. He would also like to honor his mentors, Dr. William J. Swinney in memoriam; Dr. Ursula Rowlatt; Dr. Robert Crowell, Dr. Charles D’Angelo, and Dr. Kevin Von Roenn all in loving memory Dr. James Stone. Aside from his professional pursuits, Dr. Cybulski enjoys playing golf.