Greene County General Hospital has appointed Frederick Ridge chief medical officer. He also serves as the hospital’s chief of staff. Ridge has an understanding of rural health care as a physician serving for decades. He has a history with rural health in Greene County as he and his wife started and maintained Indiana’s 12th rural health clinic in the early 1990s before folding their practice into the Greene County General Hospital system in 2017.
Ridge has been a delegate to the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and to the state Indiana State Medical Association, Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and Indiana Public Health Physicians’ Association, having served terms as president of all three state societies in the past. He remains active in these organizations and will represent GCGH to ensure the concerns of patients from Greene County and rural Indiana are addressed.
Ridge also serves, and will continue to serve, as medical director of the Rural Health Clinics, My Clinics.