Memorial Hermann Health System taps trauma surgeon to serve as chief medical, quality officer

Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System has named Phillip Chang, MD, as senior vice president and chief medical and quality officer, effective May 31. 

Dr. Chang, a trauma and general surgeon by training, spent many years in operating room leadership roles, including as an OR medical director at UK HealthCare at the University of Kentucky. In 2016, he became CMO of the academic health system. He is currently the academic market chief medical officer for University Hospitals in Cleveland, according to LinkedIn

Dr. Chang earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. 

 "My hope is to leverage my knowledge and experience to help create the best possible outcomes for our patients, while also addressing the health issues that affect our neighbors across Greater Houston," Dr. Chang said. 

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