William Tortoriello, MD

Associate Director


Dr. Tortoriello graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1978 after studying at the University of Padua in Italy. He completed a family practice residency at St. Francis Hospital in 1981. He then became board certified in Family Medicine and a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Tortoriello then practiced in Harvard, Illinois, for 21 years in a rural private practice. During that time he was actively involved in the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians and served on the Board of Directors for five years. He was also involved in the Illinois State Medical Society, chairing various committees and councils as well as serving as a delegate to the state Congress of Delegates. Dr. Tortoriello held the position of Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Chicago Medical School while in private practice, serving as preceptor for 3rd and 4th year medical students at his office.

In 2002 Dr. Tortoriello moved to Peoria, Illinois, and joined the faculty of the Family Practice Residency. He also held a position of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. While in Peoria he served on the Peoria Medical Society Board of Directors.

In July 2006 Dr. Tortoriello relocated to Evansville to become a member of the faculty at the Deaconess Family Medicine Residency Program. He has a special interest in teaching maternity care, office procedures, integrative medicine and the art of medicine.