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Published on November 13, 2013

New Vice President and Chief Medical Officer joins GHS

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Georgetown, SC- Dr. Philip Dulberger has joined Georgetown Hospital System (GHS) as vice president and Chief Medical Officer. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the medical staff, including physicians, nurses and technicians, and serving as the liaison with the GHS administration. He also oversees quality, healthcare improvement, service excellence, and continuing medical education.
Dulberger said he looks forward to working closely with the medical staff and the GHS administration. 
“Georgetown Hospital System is a progressive health care system, and I am delighted to be part of such a dynamic leadership team,” Dulberger said. “With its outstanding facilities, visionary board, and dedicated medical staff, GHS is well positioned to be a health care leader in this part of the state and to provide the kind of comprehensive, coordinated care that is essential in a rapidly changing environment.”
Dulberger comes to the area from Indiana, where he was chief executive officer of Indiana University Health Quality partners and credited with re-energizing the statewide clinical integration program and developing physician-management strategies.  He also guided the opening of IU’s Saxony Hospital and served as CEO and Chief Medical Officer of the new facility, building a culture and recruiting new physicians to the facility.
Trained as an anesthesiologist, Dr.Dulberger served his medical career in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. The Indiana native earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Methodist Hospital of Indiana and his anesthesiology residency at Duke University Medical Center.
He is a fellow of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology.

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