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Clinton Memorial Hospital Names New Chief Medical Officer

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hospital news

Vascular Surgeon Dr. Brian Santin Named CM

Wilmington, Ohio (January 28, 2020) – Clinton Memorial Hospital (CMH) announced today that vascular surgeon Dr. Brian Santin will now serve as Chief Medical Officer for the hospital.

Lance Beus, Chief Executive Officer for CMH, expressed his confidence in Dr. Santin:

“I am excited to welcome Dr. Santin into this new role and know that he will be a strong leader for CMH. He has proven himself to be invaluable to our medical staff during his time here and even this week spearheaded the launch of an important initiative that will support continued best practices in patient care and medical records. I look forward to working with him in this role as we continue serving the evolving needs of our community.”

In over six years at CMH, Dr. Santin has served as Chair of the Physician Leadership Council and as an at-large member of the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Santin is also an active member of the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA), currently serving his third term as an at-large Councilor. Previously he served as Chair of the Audit and Appropriations Committee and Board of Trustees Vice-President of the OSMA Health Benefits Plan.

Dr. Santin received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at Mount Carmel Health System and a fellowship in vascular surgery at TriHealth/Good Samaritan Hospital. In addition to his leadership roles in the OSMA, Dr. Santin is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery, and the American Venous Forum. He and his wife Crystal have two therapy dogs, Claire and Whitney, who accompany him in the office when he consults with patients.

Dr. Santin looks forward to what lies ahead for CMH:

“Serving our patients at CMH over the last several years has been an honor. I’m passionate about improving our quality of care and expanding access to care, and I am excited to work alongside our incredible medical staff and employees as we ensure CMH is a place where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice, and employees want to work.”

About Clinton Memorial Hospital

A part of LifePoint Health, Clinton Memorial Hospital has been providing quality healthcare to area residents for more than 60 years. CMH is a 165-bed hospital centrally located in Wilmington, Ohio. CMH offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient specialized services, including emergency services, medical and radiation oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics, surgery, diagnostic and interventional radiology and more.