Dr. Richard “Dick” Bulger of Hinsdale has joined the Board of Directors of King-Bruwaert House (KBH) in Burr Ridge. Dr. Bulger has an extensive medical background leading a successful private practice in otolaryngology that he started in 1972.

He served as an assistant professor at Rush University and at the University of Illinois. He has been a staff member of several area hospitals including Rush University Medical Center and the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, Amita Hinsdale and Amita LaGrange Hospitals, Edward Hospital in Naperville, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, and Amita St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

He has served as medical staff president at Amita Hinsdale Hospital. He has also been president of the DuPage County Medical Society, trustee of the Illinois State Medical Society, and a delegate to the American Medical Association House. Dr. Bulger has also served on the boards of Amita Hinsdale Hospital and the Hinsdale Hospital Foundation.

Other memberships include the American Medical Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, the DuPage County Medical Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Bulger attended undergraduate studies at Loyola University in Chicago and received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. He completed a surgical internship and surgical residency at the University of California in Davis. He also completed a residency in otolaryngology-neck surgery at the University of Illinois and became board-certified in this specialization.

“Dr. Bulger’s professional medical background will be a great asset to our Board,” said KBH CEO Terri Bowen. “We welcome his expertise and recommendations as we deliberate on many important medical decisions that will be important to our future.”