York Hospital is pleased to welcome Timothy Pike, DO, MBA, as chief medical officer. Dr. Pike will collaborate with clinical and operational leaders throughout the organization, leading efforts to continually improve experience of care for patients, partners, and medical staff. Dr. Pike will report directly to York Hospital president and CEO Patrick A. Taylor, MD, MBA.

“York Hospital is committed to continually improving the health and wellness of our communities,” said Dr. Taylor. “Dr. Pike comes to our organization with a substantial background in the design and implementation of operational safeguards for clinical safety, staff quality, regulatory affairs and infection control and prevention. I am confident that, under his guidance and collaboration across hospital functions, he will positively impact interactions and care experiences for our patients and clinicians.”

Dr. Pike’s expansive medical career began with positions as a hospitalist at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, and staff internist at Highland Primary Care in Newburyport, Mass. His appointments with Hospi.tal Corporation of America (HCA) began as an internist at Appledore Medical Group in Portsmouth, N.H, where he was also a clinical instructor at Dartmouth Medical School. He progressed to medical director of Wound Care & Hyperbaric Services at Portsmouth Regional Hospital and medical director of Appledore Medical Group, with clinical leadership responsibilities for 280 medical staff. Dr. Pike ultimately served as HCA’s chief medical officer, where his accomplishments included leading integration of behavioral health services on medical units; a three-year engagement focused on quality improvement for transitions from acute to post-acute and long-term care; and graduate medical education program liaison for undergrad/graduate students from Dartmouth Medical School and Tufts University, along with multiple advance practice provider training programs.

In his most recent position as vice-president, chief medical officer at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach, Va., Dr. Pike provided clinical executive management to over 1,375 physicians and advance practitioners, within an organization of more than 29,000 employees. He promoted high-quality, cost-effective, safe medical care through education and collaboration among medical and nursing staff.

Dr. Pike attended Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., and graduated from National Louis University in Chicago, Ill. He earned his DO from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center and MacNeal Hospital in Chicago, where he was chief resident. Prior to his medical studies, Dr. Pike was a United States Air Force medic, a flight medic in the United States Army National Guard and Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corp. in the United States Navy Reserve. Dr. Pike is board-certified in internal medicine and is a member of the American Association of Physician Leadership.

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