SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HEATHCARE: Remembering Dr. George Kao
It is with profound sadness that I share heartbreaking news of the passing of Dr. George Kao, radiation oncologist, known to many as the “father” of cancer care in Southern Illinois. Dr. Kao died Saturday morning at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.
Dr. Kao cared for tens of thousands of patients throughout his 28 years at SIH and planted the seeds for what is today the SIH Cancer Institute. He is remembered for his sense of humor, exuberance,
Please join me in expressing my deepest sympathies to Dr. Kao’s wife, Janet, twin daughters Alexia and Alaina, and
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