Kevin P. Charpentier, MD has been named Vice President, South County Medical Group and Chief Medical Officer at South County Health. His position on the Executive Leadership Team began July 5, 2022.
Dr. Charpentier was selected by a diverse search committee of physicians, board members, executive leadership and additional key stakeholders based on his outstanding contributions to academic and community medicine, as well as his exemplary leadership demonstrated in similar roles. He was most recently Chief of Surgery at Signature Healthcare, a $381 million organization, headquartered in Brockton, Massachusetts.
A proven leader in healthcare, Dr. Charpentier brings extensive clinical and leadership experience in service line development, network integration, physician recruitment, profit and loss management, regulatory compliance, and clinical and translational research.
Through his leadership, Dr. Charpentier has united disparate hospitals, medical groups, and foundations toward shared visions and common interests developing regional thoracic surgery, urology, minimally invasive foregut surgery, oncology, and medical and surgical programs while facilitating the development of many other medical specialties.
“Dr. Charpentier’s ability to develop, grow, and scale service lines across multiple hospitals while acting as a steward of health system resources and champion of patient safety, quality, and experience made him a standout candidate for South County Health’s Vice President of South County Medical Group and Chief Medical Officer,” said Aaron Robinson, president and CEO of South County Health.
In this executive leadership role, Dr. Charpentier will serve as an expert resource to the Medical Staff and will work closely with its leaders, South County Medical Group providers, and administrators, under the direction of the president and CEO, to ensure the continued growth and sustainability of the system.
“He will be instrumental in our continued commitment to be Rhode Island’s Most Trusted Health Partner, ensuring the ongoing delivery of the exceptional quality, safety, service, and innovation that South County Health uniquely provides to our communities,” Robinson said.
Dr. Charpentier holds a Master of Arts from Brown University. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and is currently completing a Masters of Business Administration from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.