Timothy M. Grant, MD, Named CEO Of Parkridge West, Parkridge North And Parkridge Valley Campuses

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Parkridge Health System has named Timothy M. Grant, MD, MBA, as chief executive officer of Parkridge North, Parkridge West and Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent campuses. Dr. Grant will continue in his role as market chief medical officer for Parkridge Health and assumes additional CEO responsibilities that reflect the growth of medical service lines at Parkridge West and Parkridge North campuses, both of which also house behavioral health facilities.

“Dr. Grant has played a key role in enhancing the patient experience and optimizing the provision of our medical services since joining the Parkridge family in 2018,” said Tom Ozburn, president, and CEO of Parkridge Health. “He brings key medical insight to campuses that have experienced rapid growth during the past year, particularly with our new full-service Emergency Department at Parkridge North and emergency, imaging, and laboratory services at Parkridge West. We are fortunate to have someone with his expertise at the helm as we continue to expand our services across Parkridge Health.”

Dr. Grant earned a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center and served a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Grant earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts. He holds a Lean Greenbelt for Healthcare Certification from the Institute of Industrial Engineers and is a certified physician executive.


Pediatric Dentistry And Orthodontics Of Chattanooga Offers Has Signal Mountain Location

Austin Hatcher Foundation For Pediatric Cancer Adds 2 New Staff Members

Shelby Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, Receives Daisy Award For Extraordinary Nurses


The team at Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Chattanooga announce the opening of their Signal Mountain location as of August 2020. “We’ve always been dedicated to servicing our community, ... (click for more)

Two new staff members have joined the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer team. Murphee McDowell has joined the team as the foundation’s development coordinator and Becky Lyle has ... (click for more)

Shelby Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, at CHI Memorial, has received the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A patient’s family member nominated Ms. Cooper for being present and showing compassion ... (click for more)



Living Well

Pediatric Dentistry And Orthodontics Of Chattanooga Offers Has Signal Mountain Location

The team at Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Chattanooga announce the opening of their Signal Mountain location as of August 2020. “We’ve always been dedicated to servicing our community, both through our work and our outreach projects,” said Sommer Maynor, office manager at Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Chattanooga. “In this difficult time, we’re beyond ... (click for more)

Austin Hatcher Foundation For Pediatric Cancer Adds 2 New Staff Members

Two new staff members have joined the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer team. Murphee McDowell has joined the team as the foundation’s development coordinator and Becky Lyle has joined as the foundation's patient navigator. Ms. McDowell graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.S. in Political Science and Public Service with a concentration ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Couple, 90 And 89, Die In House Fire In Rock Spring

A house fire at 491 Bicentennial Trail in Rock Spring on Monday morning claimed the lives of two people. Walker Fire Rescue responded to the structure fire at 9:44 a.m. The first unit to arrive reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. When they made entry, firefighters found the bodies of 90-year old Clifford William Cason, Sr. and his 89-year old wife Patricia. ... (click for more)

Hammond Says Sheriff's Office Staff Short By About 50; Cites Negative Perception Of Police, Daily Dangers They Face

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond said Monday the county is having difficulty hiring School Resource Officers amid what he calls negative public perception of law enforcement. He said overall, the Sheriff’s Office is short by about 50 staff. “We’re living in a time when police officers are seen in a negative fashion, more so than in the past,” Sheriff Hammond said. “There are ... (click for more)

Opinion

Just Say No To Metro Government

Roy Exum has once again brought up his support for metro government in Hamilton County. There are some matters that need consideration before putting it to a vote. Why do so many homeowners choose to live outside Chattanooga city limits, whether in other cities within Hamilton County, or in the unincorporated areas? I am sure that part of the reason behind people choosing ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Be Like ‘Dr. Georgia’

Many years ago I was described as “a pathos writer.” At the time I had no idea what that was, much less what it meant. So, I went to the source and asked him what that meant. He laughed and assured me it wasn’t a negative thing. This magazine editor told me that I had a rare gift: my words can make readers happy or sad, he explained. You can bring laughter one day and tears the ... (click for more)