Peter R. Jungblut, M.D., MBA, has been named senior vice president and medical director of the WellStar Medical Group (WMG).
Dr. Jungblut will assist Robert Jansen, M.D., executive vice president, WellStar Medical Group president and chief administrative medical officer, and Ellen Langford, WellStar Medical Group vice president and chief operating officer, in managing quality, clinical and operational issues and analyzing various metrics to support the development and implementation of strategic plans. He will serve on the WMG Cabinet and be responsible for physician and advance practice provider recruitment, on-boarding, performance management and alignment with WMG goals, such as the Patient-Centered Medical Home.
Prior to joining WellStar, Dr. Jungblut served as vice president of medical affairs (VPMA) for Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, N.J., for nine years and resumed an active clinical practice in internal medicine last year. As VPMA, he managed Shore’s cardiovascular, cancer, sleep, and pharmacy operations, as well as other affiliated services.
Dr. Jungblut received his bachelor’s degree in finance from New York University, his medical degree from Weill-Cornell University Medical College, and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He did his internship and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and is board-certified in internal medicine.