Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Frank Ittleman, M.D., Named Associate Vice President of Operations,University of Vermont Medical Group at Fletcher Allen Health Care
December 8, 2011
Marketing and Communications
BURLINGTON, VT – Frank Ittleman, M.D., has been appointed associate vice president of Operations for the University of Vermont Medical Group. In this role, he will be working with both the medical group providers and referring providers throughout Fletcher Allen’s service region.
The University of Vermont Medical Group includes approximately 500 primary care and specialty physicians who are members of the clinical faculty of the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the medical staff at Fletcher Allen Health Care. They are engaged in patient care, education and research.
Within the medical group, Dr. Ittleman will facilitate the resolution of systems and process issues to improve care. He will also serve as a key link with referring providers to continuously improve the processes through which patients are referred to Fletcher Allen.
Dr. Ittleman also serves as chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fletcher Allen and as a professor of Surgery and vice chair of Outreach for the Department of Surgery at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
He received a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and came to Vermont in 1972 as a surgical resident at one of Fletcher Allen’s predecessor organizations, the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. He completed a residency in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals in Cleveland before returning to Burlington to join the clinical faculty as a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon.