Retired orthopedic surgeon returns to medicine as CMO of Tennessee hospital

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | January 02, 2019 | Print  | Email

Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital hired retired orthopedic surgeon Richard Rogers, MD, as interim CMO, according to the Murfreesboro Post.

Dr. Rogers first joined Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in 1983 as an active medical staff member. He merged his practice with Nashville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance and went on to practice for 32 years.

In 2015, Dr. Rogers became a board member for the hospital.

Recently, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital began construction on a vertical expansion project. The hospital plans to add three floors and 72 beds.

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