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Jackson Hospital Appoints New Chief of Staff

Hospital news | Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Christopher R. Duggar, MD (far right)has been selected as Jackson Hospital’s new Chief of Staff effective July 1, 2009. Dr. Duggar will serve as chief of staff for one year, and is replacing Steven A. Barrington, MD (middle)of Alabama Orthopaedics Specialists, P.A.

“Our community needs and deserves a modern, technologically advanced hospital that is both cost effective and capable of delivering quality health care to our residents,” said Dr. Duggar. “ I am proud to serve on a team that will stand by this effort. I look forward to the year ahead.”

“We welcome Dr. Duggar as the new chief of staff of Jackson Hospital,” said Don Henderson, CEO and president of Jackson Hospital (far left). “His experience and dedication to medicine make him a perfect candidate for this position. We are certain he will support the mission of our hospital and our community.”

Part of the medical staff at Jackson Hospital since July 2002, Dr. Duggar practices with his father Dr. Roger Duggar and Dr. Edward W. Reed at Central Alabama OB-Gyn Associates. He is certified by the American Board of OB/GYN and received his medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine. Dr. Duggar completed an internship and residency at Orlando Regional Healthcare System.

Dr. Duggar is married and the father of four children.

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