Topics

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Dr. Richard Breuer, gastroenterologist, dies at 82

Dr. Richard Breuer, gastroenterologist, dies at 82

Over nearly 40 years at Evanston Hospital, gastroenterologist Dr. Richard Breuer concentrated not only on treating patients but also on teaching and research. "Richard was really considered one of the real lead doctors in the Chicago area in gastroenterology," said fellow gastroenterologist Dr. Michael Ruchim, associate chief medical officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "He was a clinician who took care of patients and a researcher — a brilliant and thoughtful man." Dr. Breuer, 82, died of pneumonia Sunday, May 24, in his Andersonville home, according to his daughter Jennifer. He moved to the Chicago neighborhood about a year ago after living for many...

Loading

77°