DCH Medical Staff Elects 2018 Officers and Executive Committee
The Medical Staff of Dearborn County Hospital has elected its officers and executive committee for 2018. All officers and committee members serve two-year terms except for the Hospital Based Physician Representative and the Member at Large, who each serve a one-year term.
Entering his second year as Chief of Staff is Ira Younger, M.D., Ophthalmologist. Dr. Younger, who is part of DCH Physician Partners (DCHPP), has offices in Lawrenceburg and Batesville.
Internist Thom Bunnell, D.O., was elected to the position of Vice Chief of Staff/Secretary/Treasurer. Dr. Bunnell is with Partners in Health/DCH Physician Partners in Lawrenceburg.
Elected to the Executive Committee are Chief of Medicine, Radu Zidarescu, M.D., Pulmonologist and Critical Care Medicine Physician; Chief of Pediatrics, Alma Maric, M.D., Pediatrician; Chief of Surgery, Michael McAndrew, M.D., General, Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon; and Chief of Obstetrics, Carol Lovins, M.D., Obstetrician/Gynecologist.
Bradley Schultz, M.D., TriHealth Hospitalist, was elected to a one-year term as Member at Large. Richard Cardosi, M.D., TeamHealth Emergency Department Physician, was re-elected to his second one-year term as the Hospital Based Physician Representative.
Medical Staff officers and executive committee members are responsible for conducting the business of the Medical Staff, including quality assurance and credentialing. They also work closely with the Hospital Administration and Board of Trustees in strategic planning and setting objectives for the growth and development of Dearborn County Hospital and the medical community.
Ira Younger, M.D., 2018 DCH Chief of Staff
Thom Bunnell, D.O., 2018 DCH Vice Chief of Staff/Secretary/Treasurer