McLeod Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy R. Robertson, MD to the McLeod Regional Medical Center leadership team as Vice President for Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer.
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Robertson earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at East Carolina University School of Medicine/ Pitt County Memorial Hospital of Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Robertson joined the McLeod medical staff in 2009 and has served patients of the McLeod Regional Medical Center as an emergency physician for the past ten years. In 2012, he was appointed Medical Director of Emergency Services. Most recently, Dr. Robertson received his master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2017. Dr. Robertson and his wife, Veronica, reside in Florence and have two daughters.
“It is an honor and privilege to assume this leadership role at McLeod,” said Dr. Robertson. “I look forward to working with our physicians and caregivers to build on the decades of physician led, evidence based, and data driven care provided at our medical center.”
As Vice President for Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robertson is responsible for enhancing relationships and communications with the medical staff and providing assistance to area physicians. He assures that appropriate physician education, peer review and quality assurance systems are in place to fulfill the goals of McLeod Health. He also assists in patient care, facilitates admissions, and works to improve the quality of safety, science and service at McLeod Regional Medical Center.
“Dr. Robertson will provide excellent leadership and support as our new Chief Medical Officer,” said Marie Saleeby, Senior Vice President and Administrator of McLeod Regional Medical Center. “He is known as a compassionate and quality oriented team player to our physicians and staff. We look forward to his guidance and expertise in continuing our commitment to providing excellent care to our region.”
About McLeod Health
McLeod Health currently operates seven hospitals, including McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod Darlington, McLeod Dillon, McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast (North Myrtle Beach). McLeod also operates Urgent Care Centers in Florence and Darlington, along with more than 90 physician practices throughout the 15 counties in the McLeod Health service area.