President Named at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center

April 28, 2014

Chad J. Brown, M.B.A., M.H.A., has been named the first president of both the Bermuda Run and Mocksville campuses of Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center effective June 2.

A seasoned executive with nearly 20 years in the health care industry, Brown was most recently chief executive officer of Duke LifePoint – Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, NC.

“We are excited to have someone as talented as Chad at the helm of Davie Medical Center,” said K. Barbara (Bobbi) Carbone, M.D., M.B.A., executive vice president and chief operating officer of Wake Forest Baptist Health. “The Bermuda Run campus will expand to a full-service hospital when inpatient beds are added. Chad has the expertise to lead Davie Medical Center into the future -- as it continues to grow and expand services.”

Brown has extensive experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit hospital operations. In addition to his role at Duke LifePoint, he has held leadership positions at Hospital Corporation of America hospitals in Tennessee, Florida and Virginia, and at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He earned his M.B.A./M.H.A. at University of Houston – Clear Lake, and his B.S. in Biology at the University of Tennessee. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

The Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run campus opened in October 2013. The 88-acre site includes Medical Plaza One, a four-story medical office building housing physician offices representing multiple specialties, cardiac and orthopaedic rehabilitation and an outpatient pharmacy. Medical Plaza Two is comprised of an outpatient surgery center, 24/7 Emergency Department and diagnostic imaging.  Approximately 40 acres of the site are designated for commercial development.

Davie Medical Center – Mocksville provides X-ray imaging, inpatient care for ventilator patients, physical, respiratory and speech therapy and lab testing.

Brown his wife, Jeannine, and their three children, Avery, 15, Bella, 13 and Carter, 11, will make their home in Davie County. 

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