Friday, August 18th, 2017

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Dr. David Lowry appointed to serve as Chief Medical Officer at Caldwell UNC Healthcare

LENOIR, NC (August 1, 2017)…Dr. David Lowry was recently appointed to serve as Chief Medical Officer at Caldwell UNC Healthcare effective August 1st. The role of Chief Medical Officer is common in large hospitals and has proven to be effective in smaller hospitals. All UNC Hospitals have a Chief Medical Officer. As CMO, Dr. Lowry will have direct line responsibility for the Medical Staff Office. He will support and assist the Chief of Staff. He will continue to lead the Hospitalist program and will provide direct patient care on occasion. Dr. Lowry will be the physician advisor for the Clinical Documentation program, the Utilization Review program, the Respiratory Care department and the Rehabilitation department.

Dr. Lowry received his medical degree from Vanderbilt Medical School and completed his internship in general surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Lowry completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn, Ohio. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. He has over 25 years of hospital medicine experience.

Dr. Lowry joined Caldwell Memorial Hospital in 2004 and was instrumental in building our excellent Hospitalist service. He has served as Chief of Medicine, Vice Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff. He was selected by his peers to receive the Donald D. McNeill, Jr. MD Award for Outstanding Physician Leadership in 2014.

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Caldwell provides quality healthcare you trust & the caring you deserve. Unless noted, practices/affiliates mentioned here are our divisions. Caldwell Memorial Hospital - located in Caldwell County, North Carolina - is proud to provide the quality healthcare you trust with the caring that you deserve. Since opening in 1951, Caldwell Memorial has continued to grow and change in order to meet the healthcare needs of our community. Anchored by a 110-bed acute care facility, Caldwell Memorial Hospital’s services include advanced techniques in spine surgery; cardiology; carotid artery stenting; computer-assisted minimally invasive orthopedic surgery; stealth sinus surgery; cardiovascular and endovascular care; radiation, medical and surgical oncology; neurology and memory care; pain management; outpatient surgery; diagnostic services; inpatient and outpatient physical therapy; Caldwell Physicians offices conveniently located county-wide; PLUS Urgent Care; a fully staffed 24-hour Emergency Department; The Quest4Life Wellness Center; and much more. Caldwell Physicians is a division of Caldwell Memorial Hospital. With practices in communities county-wide, Caldwell Physicians provides the primary and specialty healthcare, diagnostics and treatments that you need in a convenient location close to you. Caldwell Physicians includes: Caldwell Urology Associates, The Falls Medical Park (including PLUS Urgent Care), The Falls Neurology & Memory Center, The Falls Pediatrics, Hallmark Family Physicians, Main Street Medical Park, Mulberry Pediatrics, Piedmont Vista Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy, Robbins Cardiology, Robbins Family Care, Robbins Internal Medicine, Robbins Medical Park (including PLUS Urgent Care), Robbins Pulmonology, Southfork Medical Park and Westpointe Medical Practice.