2 recent spine, orthopedic chief medical officer moves


Becker's reported on two chief medical officer appointments since September 1.

Neurosurgeon James Wang, MD, was named chief medical officer of Chengdu Wanda UPMC Hospital in China. The hospital has more than 500 beds and is the first in China to be modeled and managed by UPMC. Dr. Wang will help build multiple centers of excellence at the hospital and hire physicians from China, the U.S. and Europe.

Van Stamos, MD, was named chief medical officer of Des Plaines-based Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. Dr. Stamos joined IBJI in 2002 and specializes in adult hip and knee reconstruction and replacement. He held other leadership positions at the practice during his time at IBJI. In his new role, he will formulate strategic planning, quality and safety and serve as the lead orthopedic liaison with payer markets.

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