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From the desk of Melinda Muller, M.D., interim Chief Medical Officer, Legacy Health

New physician leaders

Every January we install new medical staff leaders who are charged with representing the voice of providers. Meet the newest presidents and learn about why they take on additional responsibility to represent their colleagues and find solutions to the issues impacting providers.

For 2021, several our medical staffs have new Officers and Medical Executive Committee Members that we’d like to share.

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center (which includes Randall Children’s Hospital and Unity Center for Behavioral Health)

2021 Medical Staff Officers are as follows:

  • Arman Faroghi, MD – Medical staff president
  • Opher Nadler, MD – President Elect
  • Gordon Johnson, DO – Past president
  • Jim McCord, MD – RCH Chairman
  • Carolyn Shelak, MD – RCH Past Chair
 

New Medical Executive Committee members:

  • Wendy Smith, MD – Adult Quality Council Chair
  • Lauren Rose, MD – Pediatric Quality Council Chair
      
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

New Medical Executive Committee members:

  • Emily Coombes, DO – Member-at-Large
  • Derek Taylor, MD – Member-at-Large
      
Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

2021 Medical Staff Officers are as follows:

  • Aaron Kabb, MD – Medical staff president
  • Greg Starley, DO – President Elect
  • Brian Artman, DO – Past president
      
New Medical Executive Committee members:
  • Nick Beach, DO – Medicine Chair
  • Steven Schaefer, MD – Surgery Chair
  • Lia Withington, MD – Member at Large, Wellness representative
      
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

2021 Medical Staff Officers are as follows:

  • Brian Mahon, MD – Medical staff president
  • Jay Douglass, MD – President Elect
  • Anne Rader, MD – Past president
      
New Medical Executive Committee members:
  • Andrew Cramer, MD – Credentials Committee Chair
  • Gwen Grewe, MD – Member-at-Large
  • Stephanie Go, MD – Member-at-Large
  • Brian Pavic, MD – Medicine Department Chair
  • Heather Zarour, MD – Surgery Department Chair
      

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

No changes for 2021
  

Legacy Silverton Medical Center

2021 Medical Staff Officers are as follows:

  • John Gilliam, MD – Medical staff president
  • Jeff Hemstreet, MD – Vice President/President Elect
  • Julian Uselman, DO – Past president
     

New Medical Executive Committee members:

  • James Jensen, MD – Medicine Chief
  • Sabine Volchok, MD – Newborn Chief
 

 

Medical Staff Office Contacts

 

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center


Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center


Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center


Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

  • Ann Moesche, CPMSM, CPCS, Medical Staff Coordinator, email: amoesche@lhs.org


Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center


Legacy Silverton Medical Center