Michael Dolister, MD, CPE, FACEP

Executive Chairman

Dr. Michael Dolister joined ApolloMD in 2003 and was named Chief Executive Officer in 2013. He then transitioned into the role of Executive Chairman in 2024. Prior to assuming the role of CEO, he held multiple positions within the company, including Chief Medical Officer and President. He has worked closely with the medical directors and administrative teams of partner hospitals to improve clinical operations, patient throughput, customer service and physician efficiency. Dr. Dolister also speaks on emergency department efficiency and excellence in patient satisfaction. From 1998-2012, he served as the Medical Director of Emergency Services at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, where he was a 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. He was a member of Baptist Hospital’s Performance Review Committee (1999-2012) and has served as Baptist Hospital’s department Chief of Emergency Medicine (2000-2001), vice chairman of the medical board (2001), chairman of the medical board (2002), Chairman of the Professional Functions Committee (2013), Chairman of the Performance Review Committee (2014), President of the Medical Staff (2015), and as the Associate Medical Director of Baptist Hospital, Inc. (2002-2006).