The Lake Regional Health System medical staff recently elected new officers. Orthopedic Surgeon Jeff Jones, D.O., was elected chief of staff; Emergency Department Physician Todd Cooper, M.D., was elected vice chief of staff; and Family Medicine Physician Christine Livek, M.D., was elected secretary/treasurer. Terms began Oct. 1 and last two years.
New department chairs also were named: OB-GYN Angela Breckenridge, D.O., FACOOG, was named chair of Maternal Child Health; Cardiologist Muthu Krishnan, M.D., FACC, was named chair of Medicine and Family Practice; and General Surgeon John Patton, D.O., FACOS, was named chair of Surgery.
“Congratulations to our newly elected physician leaders,” said CEO Kevin McRoberts, FACHE. “Their leadership ensures we keep the patient at the center of every decision we make as we advance local health care.”
The medical staff at Lake Regional Health System includes more than 100 providers who offer primary and specialty care for area residents and visitors.