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Trying everyday to live my convictions as a leader in clinical and administrative emergency medicine, and as a devoted husband and father.

Excellent track record for strategic planning, education, clinical competence and patient satisfaction.

Work experience

April 2017present

Emergency Physician

Compass Emergency Physicians

St. Elizabeth Health System, Northern KY

May 2012April 2017

Emergency Physician

Premier Physician Services/ Premier of Team Health

Full time clinical emergency physician and administration

Nov 2015Jan 2017


Cincy Health, LLC.

Provide clinical care and oversight for Cincy Health Urgent Care and Medi-spa

Jan 2002Jan 2017

EMS Medical Director

Harrison Fire/EMS, Harrison, OH

Quality control for EMS services

Nov 2013Sep 2015

Medical Director, Mercy Health West (

Premier Physician Services/ Team Health

Helped design and coordinate opening of 250 bed community hospital ED

Provided oversight of 3 emergency departments with annual patient volume of 90K

Implemented provider triage team with outstanding throughput metrics

Led provider group through challenging ownership change

May 2012Nov 2013

Medical Director, Mercy Harrison Medical Center

Premier Physician Services

Oversee medical quality and operations for the emergency department

Jul 2007May 2012

Medical Director and Executive Board Member

Qualified Emergency Specialists, Inc.

Chairperson for Coding and Compliance

Shared in all Board activities (recruitment, marketing, management)

Jul 2000May 2012

Emergency Physician

Qualified Emergency Specialists, Inc.

2007-2013  Mercy Health Physician Council

2010-2011  Chief-of-Staff, Mercy Mt. Airy Hospital

2006-2007  Chair of the Department of Medicine, Mercy Mt. Airy Hospital

Chaired and served on multiple hospital committees including Peer review, Credentials, Clinical Resource Management, Strategic Development, and Medical Bylaws


One of Cincinnati Magazine's Top Doctors in Emergency Medicine for 2015

Nominee  (1 of 3) for Christopher J. Meier Award for Excellence in Healthcare Quality for Mercy Health, 2014

Low Volume Medical Director of the Year (Mercy Harrison) for Premier Physician Services, 2013

Physician of the Year, Mercy Mt. Airy Hospital, 2005

Emergency Medicine Preceptor of the Year, University of Cincinnati Department of  Family Medicine, 2003


Jul 1997Jun 2000

Emergency Medicine Residency

Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

Assistant Director of EMS education, Valencia College, Orlando, FL

Staff Physician, Orange County Medical Clinic

Volunteer Physician, Disney Marathon

Aug 1993Jun 1997

M. D.

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH

AOA nominee

Scored >90th percentile on USMLE parts 1 and 2

Aug 1989May 1993

B. A., Zoology (pre-medical track)

Miami University, Oxford, OH

Theta Chi Fraternity


Service Excellence (>90% composite Press Ganey scores)


Nov 2001Jan 2021

Board Certification in Emergency Medicine



American Heart Association
Mar 2015Mar 2019


American College of Surgeons


American Heart Association

Professional Associations

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

American Wilderness Society (AWS)


Married to Shelly Meyer

3 sons--Ethan (15), Blake (13), and Griffin (10)

Interests include Travel, golf and most sports, hiking, landscaping, off road in the Jeep


Douglas McKimm, M.D.

Past President, Qualified Emergency Specialists, Inc.

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Beth Pierce

Director of Nursing and Staff, Mercy Health West Market Emergency Services

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