NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 29, 2011) – Centennial Medical Center is proud to announce the addition of F.J. Campbell, M.D. as the new Chief Medical Officer for Centennial Medical Center. Campbell joined the team on May 24, 2011.
“We are honored to have such an accomplished health care leader who will bring to our team a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm for serving patients,” said Thomas Herron, President and CEO of Centennial Medical Center. “I am pleased that F.J. has chosen to continue his medical career with us where he will put his knowledge to work for our patients and staff and help us continue to deliver the best care available to those in our community and beyond.”
Prior to joining Centennial Medical Center, Campbell served as Medical Director of Operations at Voorhees Hospital, a Virtua Health hospital in Voorhees, New Jersey, and had recently been overseeing orientation of the medical staff to a new hospital while trying to minimize the impact on patient care. In his current role as Chief Medical Officer at Centennial Medical Center, Campbell will be responsible for overseeing the medical affairs of Centennial Medical Center and for the supervision of staff operations of the Medical Staff Office and the Center for Research and Education. Dr. Campbell will play a significant role in quality and utilization analysis, pathway development, and working to improve physician practice patterns and improving physician relations, in addition to serving as an active member of the hospital’s administrative team.
“Centennial plays a vital role in providing Middle Tennesseans with quality health care services, and I look forward to furthering the growth and development of this facility and the entire TriStar Health System,” said Campbell. “I am excited to work with the team at Centennial as we continue to expand our broad spectrum of services and strive to exceed the highest standards of patient care.”
Campbell received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in emergency medicine at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. He also received his MBA from the Fox Business School at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Centennial Medical Center, part of HCA/TriStar Health System, is a 657-bed facility that is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). One of Tennessee’s most complete medical facilities, the hospital campus is home to The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Centennial, The Women’s Hospital at Centennial, Centennial Heart Center as well as Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at Centennial Medical Center at Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. To learn more, visit TriStarHealth.com and click on Centennial Medical Center or call (800) 242-5662.