20 new physician CEOs in 2023

Here are 20 new physician CEO appointments that Becker's reported on in 2023:

  1. Franck Rahaghi, MD, was named president, CEO and chief medical officer of The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.
  2. Anthony Hatcher, DO, was named CEO of Hillcrest Health Services, a healthcare provider for aging adults based in Bellevue, Neb.
  3. Boris Pasche, MD, PhD, was appointed president and CEO of Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.
  4. David Kim, MD, was appointed CEO of MemorialCare Medical Group, which includes Greater Newport Physicians and over 200 outpatient care centers.
  5. Amar Desai, MD, was named CEO of Optum Health, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group's Optum.
  6. Elizabeth Cherot, MD, was named the president and CEO of the March of Dimes. She is the organization's first physician leader.
  7. Rajiv Patel, MD, was appointed CEO of Stillwater, Minn.-based Bluestone Physician Services, the largest on-site primary care provider for assisted living communities in the country.
  8. Clint Seger, MD, was promoted from interim to permanent CEO of Billings (Mont.) Clinic.
  9. Joon Sup Lee, MD, was appointed CEO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare.
  10. Jason Fish, MD, was named the next CEO of New Haven, Conn.-based Yale Health.
  11. J. Scott Just, MD, was selected as the new CEO of UVA Physicians Group, a nonprofit clinical and administrative support program of Charlottesville, Va.-based UVA Health. 
  12. Ronald Place, MD, was named regional president and CEO of Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  13. Steven Kalkanis, MD, was selected as Detroit-based Henry Ford Hospital's next CEO and executive vice president.
  14. Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, executive dean for the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, was named interim CEO for the University of Illinois Hospitals and Clinics.
  15. Gabriela Salvador, MD, was selected to be CEO and member on the board of directors by Maternova, a marketplace for innovative maternal and neonatal medical products. 
  16. Craig Samitt, MD, was named CEO of Surround Care's National Physician Enterprise and vice president of the organization's Navvis population health company. 
  17. Sharmila Makhija, MD, was appointed founding dean and CEO of the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine, a medical degree program seeking accreditation in Bentonville, Ark.
  18. Bryan Kelly, MD, was the first surgeon to be appointed president and CEO of Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical system focused on musculoskeletal health based in New York City.
  19. John Espinola, MD, was named president and CEO of PacificSource Health, a community health plan serving patients in Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington.

Andrew Pecora, MD, was named CEO of Outcomes Matter Innovations, a technology company focusing on providing management services for providers in the Northeast.

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