Regent Surgical Health Appoints CDO


Regent Surgical Health Appoints CDO

Erik Kraemer joined Regent Surgical Health, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, as chief development officer (CDO), according to a release.

Kraemer brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and management to the organization, including a combined 17-year tenure at United Surgical Partners International (USPI).

“Erik knows healthcare and brings valuable experience to the company at a strategic point in our journey,” said Joe Clark, Regent's executive chairman and interim chief executive officer, in the release. “He fills a vital role as CDO and will leverage his record of coaching and building high-performance teams while maintaining a steady and strategic focus. We are proud to welcome him to Regent and know he will deliver tremendous value to everyone in our organization, from our staff to our surgeons and hospital partners.”

Prior to joining Regent, Kraemer led the development efforts for the east coast region of USPI, which included hospital-physician ventures and responsibility for acquisition and de novo activity. An entrepreneurial leader who developed internal service lines in large organizations, he also founded two startup healthcare services companies, according to the release. He is a graduate of Florida State University and lives in Nashville.

“Regent is well-positioned for continued growth, and this is an exciting opportunity to work alongside an exceptional group of leaders as we shape strategies that allow us to continue our growth trajectory, partner with leading health systems, and grow our portfolio of high-performance centers,” Kraemer said in the release.