Community Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, has announced Anthony V. Matejicka, II, DO, MPH, FACP as Chief Medical Officer.
In this position, Dr. Matejicka will serve as a member of the senior leadership team and will oversee all physician activities throughout the organization. He will serve as the link between the organized independent medical staff and hospital administration and be responsible for maintaining Community Medical Center's clinical quality.
"Community Medical Center is excited to welcome Dr. Matejicka and to benefit from the wealth of experience he brings to his new role here. We look forward to working with Dr. Matejicka as he develops and implements physician strategies that support our organizational mission of providing quality care to those we serve," said Stephanie L. Bloom, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Medical Center.
Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Matejicka is a certified physician executive with extensive experience as a senior leader overseeing medical staff. Prior to joining Community Medical Center, he served as System Vice President at Texas-based Scott & White Healthcare, a 12-hospital acute-care system with 70 multispecialty clinics.
"Dr. Matejicka is well versed in understanding the complexities of the changing healthcare environment. He possesses a deep-rooted knowledge of best practices and delivery of quality care that will help Community Medical Center as we continue to navigate the new healthcare environment and meet patients' needs," said Bloom.
Dr. Matejicka earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Widener University in Chester, Pa. He earned a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in healthcare policy/administration from East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa. Dr. Matejicka completed a rotating internship at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and later served as chief medical resident.
Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Matejicka was awarded Clinical Teacher of the Year by the Lehigh Valley Health Network-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, Pa., where he served as assistant program director of transitional osteopathic internship program before becoming head of the clinical documentation improvement program.
He is a member of the American College of Physician Executives, the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.
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