Methodist Physician Group gets new president

By WEEK Producer

Methodist Physician Group gets new president

October 24, 2012 Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 4:27 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Methodist Medical Group has a new President.

Wednesday, Methodist Health Services President and CEO Debbie Simon announced the addition of Dr. Gary Knepp as President of Methodist Medical Group.  Knepp will also serve as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Physician Integration for Methodist Medical Center.

"Dr. Knepp brings integrity, experience, maturity and strategic insights to this critical position and will be a strong leader during this time of health care transformation," said Debbie Simon.

As part of his new position, Dr. Knepp will lead the strategic direction and operations of Methodist Medical Group, as well as partnering with physician leadership and further development of a strong organized system of care.
  
The appointment is effective immediately.

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