Henrico Doctors’ Hospital names new chief medical officer
Dr. Ajit Singh previously oversaw care at Johnston-Willis Hospital
Dr. Ajit Singh is the new chief medical officer of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, HCA Virginia Health System announced Wednesday.
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital encompasses the Forest, Parham and Retreat campuses.
“Ajit values teamwork and is passionate about providing best-in-class care to our patients,” Henrico Doctors’ Hospital CEO Ryan Jensen said in a statement. “We are fortunate to have such an accomplished and collaborative leader join our campuses and help guide us during this challenging moment in healthcare.”
Singh has been with HCA Healthcare for 13 years and was most recently the chief medical officer of HCA Virginia’s Johnston-Willis Hospital. While there, he improved physician engagement survey results and helped decrease hospital-associated infections, HCA said in a news release.
Prior to joining HCA Healthcare, Singh was chief medical officer of Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Indiana.
Singh holds bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery and a postgraduate degree in dermatology from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in India. He completed a family medicine residency at Southside Hospital, now South Shore University Hospital, in New York, and he holds an MBA from Indiana University.
HCA Virginia Health System operates 14 hospitals, 27 outpatient centers and five freestanding emergency rooms and is affiliated with 3,000 physicians.