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Parkridge Health System Announces New Director of Surgical Services

Parkridge Health System October 13, 2011

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Parkridge Health System has named Toni Ketterman as Market Director of Surgical Services, a role which includes responsibility for the surgical programs at Parkridge East Hospital and Parkridge Medical Center.

Ketterman comes to the Parkridge system from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Chicago, where she served as Surgical Services Director for the past five years. Previously, she worked as Director of Surgical Services for Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville, and held a position as Director of Surgical Services at a hospital system in Chattanooga. She holds a Masters of Health Services in Administration and a Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) certification, and her career has included extensive experience with open heart and robotic surgery programs. Ketterman will begin her new role on Oct. 31.

“We believe that Toni’s level of experience and commitment to the nursing profession will serve as a great asset to our patients, physicians and staff,” said Jerri Underwood, Parkridge Health System Chief Nursing Executive. “We welcome her to the Parkridge team and we look forward to working with her.”

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