Jagdeep Singh named Chief Medical Officer of St. Francis-Emory Healthcare

October 16, 2020

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is pleased to announce that Jagdeep Singh, MD, has been named the Chief Medical Officer, effective October 12, 2020. Dr. Singh joins St. Francis from Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, where he served as the Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Operations since 2018.

“We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Singh back to St. Francis in this important leadership role,” said Melody Trimble, chief executive officer (CEO) of St. Francis. “Dr. Singh’s experience as a Chief Medical Officer will serve us well.”

Dr. Singh has fifteen years of experience as a Chief Medical Officer for non-profit and for-profit facilities. Singh previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, Georgia; Vice President of Medical Affairs with Catholic Health System in Buffalo, NY; and as Clinical Management Consultant and Emergency Physician at St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, GA, and as the EMS Medical Director for the city of Columbus.

“I am delighted to be back at St. Francis. It feels like a homecoming,” said Jagdeep Singh, MD, chief medical officer of St. Francis. “St. Francis has a long history of being a healthcare leader in the community. It is an exciting time for St. Francis as the academic affiliation with Emory Healthcare, opens opportunities to further enhance clinical service lines and expand the legacy of St. Francis in the community.”

Dr. Singh received his medical degree from Government Medical College in Amritsar, PB, India, and his MBA from Auburn University. He completed his residency in Family Practice at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, OH, and his Fellowship in Emergency Medicine from UT, Memphis, TN. He is board-certified in Family Practice, has certification in Medical Management, ACPE, and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).

He is joined by his wife, Jas, and their two children, a 20-year-old son and a 19-year-old daughter who spent their early childhood in Columbus. Everyone is excited to return to the Chattahoochee Valley.