Carle replaces chief medical officer

Carle replaces chief medical officer

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URBANA — Carle Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matthew Gibb stepped down Thursday as a result of a "mutual decision," a hospital spokeswoman told News-Gazette Media.

Carle physician Dr. Charles Dennis has been appointed to take over as executive vice president and chief medical officer, Carle spokeswoman Laura Mabry said.

An interventional cardiologist who worked for Carle health system for more than 24 years, Gibb had been its chief medical officer since 2014. Prior to that, he was medical director of the Carle Heart and Vascular Institute for about three years, and before that, he was on staff at the former Carle Clinic.

Mabry released the following statement Thursday: "Upon a mutual decision, Dr. Matthew Gibb has stepped down from the role of chief medical officer for Carle. He served as a cardiologist and in a variety of leadership roles during his tenure with the organization. Transitions are being made to ensure continuity of patient care."

Dennis had been a senior vice president and associate chief medical officer for Carle since 2017.

Prior to that, he was a vice president for OSF Medical Group in its central Illinois region.

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