Wheeling Hospital Names Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Michael Campsey

WHEELING — Dr. Michael Campsey, northern regional director of the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, has been named chief medical officer at Wheeling Hospital.

Campsey, an interventional cardiologist, serves as an assistant professor of medicine in the West Virginia University School of Medicine Section of Cardiology and Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He will continue to see patients at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute in addition to his CMO duties at Wheeling Hospital.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College, Campsey earned a medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowships in adult cardiovascular disease and coronary and peripheral interventions at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Prior to joining the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, he was the chief of cardiology for the Washington Health System in Washington, Pa., where he worked for several years.

“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Campsey to the team and look forward to working closely with him as we take this next step in continuing the many great things happening here at Wheeling Hospital,” said Douglass Harrison, CEO of the hospital.

Campsey will serve as the liaison between Wheeling Hospital’s doctors and senior staff. It is his duty to ensure patients receive the highest quality treatment possible by hiring, evaluating and training new physicians and to help health care delivery run more smoothly.

As chief medical officer, Campsey has the primary responsibility of managing Wheeling Hospital’s doctors to provide safe, effective medical services to the public. He will keep the medical staff up to date on changing health regulations. In addition, he will offer clinical guidance to physicians, innovate policy changes, ensure Joint Commission compliance, initiate quality improvement efforts and evaluate quality of services.


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