Michael Dolister Named CEO of ApolloMD
June 6, 2013 – ApolloMD, leading provider of multispecialty physician services, announced today that Michael Dolister, MD has been named Chief Executive Officer. Christopher Krubert, former CEO, will remain on the company’s board, where he will stay closely involved, continuing to provide operational knowledge and support.
“We are excited to announce Mike Dolister’s appointment as CEO,” said Chris Durham, ApolloMD founder and Chairman of the Board. “I feel confident that Mike, with his vast experience in healthcare operations, will lead ApolloMD to provide excellent services to each of our client hospitals as they face growing challenges in today’s complex marketplace. ”
Dr. Dolister has led ApolloMD’s clinical operations team for the past 5 years, most recently as President of the organization. He has spoken nationally on topics including emergency department efficiency and patient satisfaction excellence and has also worked as a consultant for the Baptist Leadership Group. For the last 10 years, Dr. Dolister has served as the Medical Director of Emergency Services at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, where he was a key member of the medical leadership team that helped Baptist Hospital, Inc. to become the recipient of the 2003 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Dr. Dolister received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Dolister has been a member of the Baptist Hospital’s Performance Review Committee since 1999, served as Baptist Hospital Department Chief of Emergency Medicine, Chairman of the Medical Board, and Associate Medical Director of Baptist Hospital, Inc.
ApolloMD has grown over the past decade into one of the leading physician practice groups in the country, working with over 80 facilities nationwide. With a focus on the future and an understanding of the ever-evolving operational and financial challenges facing hospitals, the group has developed a fully integrated and aligned care model across all of our lines of service: emergency medicine, anesthesia, hospital medicine, and radiology.