Baptist Health introduces D. Brandon Chapman, MD, MBA, FACS, CPE, as the vice president of medical affairs for Baptist Clay and Baptist South

Jacksonville, FL.

David “Brandon” Chapman, MD, MBA, FACS, CPE joined Baptist Health as the first vice president of medical affairs for Baptist Medical Center Clay and Baptist Medical Center South.

In this role, Dr. Chapman will focus on the implementation of patient-centric, effective and streamlined clinical care, liaising between the administration and medical staff at the two hospitals. The role is an integral part of the health system’s commitment to a seamless approach to care across the entire network.

Dr. Chapman most recently served as the associate chief medical officer and executive medical director of perioperative medicine at Atrium Wake Forest Lexington Medical Center in Lexington, North Carolina, and the associate chief medical officer at Atrium Wake Forest High Point Medical Center in High Point, North Carolina.

“Dr. Chapman’s selection was based on his exceptional experience in fostering physician alignment and championing value-based care initiatives for the betterment of patient care,” said Timothy Groover, MD, MBA, FASA, CPE, FACHE, senior vice president and system chief medical officer. “We’re looking forward to having his expertise at Baptist Health to enhance the great work already underway.”

The introduction of the vice president of medical affairs roles within the health system emphasizes the health system’s dedication to a dyad leadership model, meaning an organizational structure in which clinicians work closely with hospital presidents and administration for strategic and operational responsibilities. Dr. Chapman will report to Dr. Groover and is the third vice president of medical affairs within the health system. He joins Ted Glasser, MD, vice president of medical affairs at Baptist Jacksonville, and Mark A. Toney, MD, vice president of medical affairs for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. He will also work closely with Jeremy Goodman, MD, vice president and system quality officer.

Dr. Chapman is a board-certified otolaryngologist, a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) from the American Association for Physician Leadership, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomat on the American Board of Otolaryngology.

He received his Doctor of Medicine at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and completed his residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Chapman received his Master of Business Administration from University of Massachusetts Amherst and his Bachelor of Science in biology from Wingate University.