Dosher appoints new chief medical officer

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) – Dosher Memorial Hospital has announced that Board Certified Family Physician G. Thomas Holland, MD, has been appointed the organization’s Chief Medical Officer.

The hospital says Dr Holland will take on this role, where he will work closely with Dosher medical staff leaders and other physicians to expand hospital and community health initiatives, as Dr Brad Hilaman retires this fall. .

Dr Holland, who was a physician at Dosher Memorial Hospital for over 23 years, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the Charleston Naval Hospital in North Carolina. South.

Dr Holland was Dosher’s chief of staff from 2009 to 2011, director of the Dosher Skilled Nursing Center from 2000 to 2013, member of Dosher’s medical executive committee for six years and is currently chair of the hospital’s accreditation committee. .

Dr Holland is a volunteer physician and former medical director of the New Hope Clinic in Boiling Spring Lakes and was instrumental in establishing the Oak Island Primary Care Clinic, which is now part of the Dosher Medical Practice Network.

“Dr. Holland has been a very active member of our medical staff for more than two decades, holding several leadership roles, and he is the right physician to provide strategic direction for the future of our organization,” said the CEO and Dosher’s Marketing Director, Dr Brad Hilaman.

Lynda Stanley, President of Dosher Memorial Hospital, said, “Dr. Holland has been a champion of our patients, our community and our hospital. We are convinced that it will ensure medical surveillance and the development of programs perfectly aligned with the fundamental values ​​of our organization. “

Dr Holland, a primary care provider at Dosher Medical-Oak Island, will continue to treat patients until November 30, 2021. Dr Holland’s patients can apply to settle with another physician from the Dosher provider network who accepts currently new patients. or find another supplier of their choice. For assistance, patients can call Dr. Holland’s office at 910-278-6414 or the Dosher Medical Care Coordination Center at 910-454-4670.

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