TriStar Centennial May 15, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – Jeffrey Guy, M.D., M.S.c., M.M.H.C, F.A.C.S., has been appointed chief medical officer of TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Guy joined TriStar Centennial as the chief medical officer of TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s hospital in September 2012 and has been serving as interim chief medical officer of TriStar Centennial since November 2012.

“Dr. Guy brings a vast and diverse background to our medical center,” said Heather Rohan, FACHE, president and CEO of TriStar Centennial. “He will make many contributions to our programs and collaborate with the medical staff and leadership to continue improving quality care for our patients.”

Guy’s areas of expertise include program development, process improvement activities, burn surgery, trauma surgery, and surgical critical care services. He is board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.

“TriStar Centennial is a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services for Middle Tennessee with a commitment to quality outcomes and patient safety,” said Guy. “I am excited to assume this role as our team of healthcare professionals continues enhancing our service offerings to best meet our community’s needs while demonstrating the highest standards of patient care.”

Prior to joining TriStar Centennial, Guy was the director of the regional burn center and acute operative services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He also served as an associate professor of surgery, chief of the division of burn surgery, fellowship director of burn surgery, and course director of the critical illness immersion course at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

In his current role, Guy will be responsible for overseeing the medical affairs of the comprehensive services at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. He will play a significant role in quality and utilization analysis, as well as policy development and implementation. Guy will collaborate with other physicians, clinical staff, and hospital administration.

Guy received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. He completed fellowships in trauma surgery research at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, surgical critical care and trauma surgery at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C., and burn surgery at North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also completed the Charles Fox Traveling Burn Fellowship with the American Burn Association.

In 2009, Guy received a Masters of Management in Health Care from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management in Nashville.

For more information TriStar Centennial Medical Center, visit and select TriStar Centennial or call (615) 342-1919.

Celebrating 45 years of providing quality healthcare to Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 657-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women’s services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is home to TriStar Centennial Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s, TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center as well as TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at TriStar Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. The new TriStar Emergency Room located in Spring Hill provides 24-hour emergency care for nearby Spring Hill, Tenn., and surrounding communities. For more information about the services offered and health plans accepted by TriStar Centennial Medical Center or TriStar Health, call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919 or (800) 242-5662, or visit and choose TriStar Centennial Medical Center. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is located at 2300 Patterson Street in Nashville.

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