David Trotter, MD

Medical Director - Franciscan St. James Health Olympia Fields and Chicago Heights

Portrait of David Trotter
  • Medical School:
    University of Maryland
  • Residency:
    University of Chicago

David Trotter, MD, is the ED Medical Director at Franciscan St. James Health, Olympia Fields and Chicago Heights in IL. Dr. Trotter succeeds Vernell Johnson III, MD, who retains his role as the Clinical Integration Director, House Based Physician Department Chair and physician liaison between the hospital, USACS Partners and the community. He also will continue to facilitate several integral hospital committees, including the Clinical Operations Group and the Medical Executive Committee. 

Dr. Trotter previously served as the Associate Director at Franciscan St. James Health. He joined USACS from the University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago, IL, where he completed his emergency medicine residency. Dr. Trotter earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He is a 2015 graduate of the prestigious Scholars Program. Dr. Trotter has a strong commitment to underserved populations and has participated in numerous community events and health fairs.  He is the founder of a mentorship program geared towards guiding young adults into the healthcare field.  Dr. Trotter is married and he has one daughter.  He enjoys playing basketball, political advocacy, community organizing, and traveling with his family.