CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center welcomes new Associate Chief Medical Officer February 16, 2016

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center (CSRH – MC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Ian Thompson, III as its Associate Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Thompson comes from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Urology, where he has had a distinguished young career in both clinical care and research. Dr. Thompson has also demonstrated his medical staff leadership by chairing the Utilization Review Committee at Medical Center and will be expanding that leadership responsibility in his new role.

“I will make sure we continue to deliver good, compassionate, quality care at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center,” said Dr. Thompson. “I will be working with our Associates, nurses, and physicians in the operating rooms and on the floors throughout the Hospital to help identify ways we can seek to better serve our patients.”

“Dr. Thompson has shown tremendous leadership skills which will enable him to increase efficiencies at our Medical Center campus, while keeping our focus centered on our patients’ health and well-being,” said Dr. Jim Martin, Chief Medical Officer, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System.

“We welcome Dr. Thompson to our Medical Center campus,” said Chris Bowe, FACHE, president and administrator, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center. “He is truly an asset to our team, as we continue to provide quality care and extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ,” he added.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center is a 178-bed, full-service Hospital with state-of-the-art orthopedic and neurological technology located in the South Texas Medical Center. The Hospital was recently recognized with an “exemplar status” from Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders, or NICHE, for its service to patients 65 and older. For more information, visit www.christussantarosa.org/medicalcenter.