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Dr. Doug Ross Named Chief Medical Officer

LITTLE ROCK – CHI St. Vincent announced today that Dr. Doug Ross has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Ross, of Hot Springs, previously was vice president of medical affairs for CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs. In his new position, he will oversee medical services throughout the CHI St. Vincent system.

Ross has played a key role in helping CHI St. Vincent develop an integrated emergency medical group covering all four CHI St. Vincent hospitals in central Arkansas and Conway Regional Medical Center. He has also played an essential role in quality improvements at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs.

Ross joined what was then Mercy Hot Springs in 2003 as an emergency medicine physician. He has also served as chief of staff, medical director of informatics and medical director of the emergency department.

He is board certified in emergency medicine and he completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of South Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.