Physician News

Baptist Health Floyd Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

Baptist Health Floyd extends a warm welcome to Dr. Bill Davidson, a board certified anesthesiologist with many years of experience in the Kentuckiana area, who has been selected to serve as the Hospital’s new chief medical officer. Dr. Davidson will work alongside retiring medical director, Dr. Joseph Bruckman, through the end of 2010, and will assume full responsibilities in January 2011. Dr.

Davidson previously served as anesthesiologist, chief of staff and medical director at the Surgical Center of New Albany from 1983-2005 and as anesthesiologist and medical director of the Vision Surgical Center from 2003 to 2007. He received his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Louisville, and completed residencies at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Kentucky.

Baptist Health Floyd Medical Group-Mount Tabor Welcomes Carolyn Cooke, MD

Dr. Carolyn Cooke, a board certified family medicine physician who most recently served as medical director at the Baptist Health Floyd Urgent Care Center on Charlestown Road, has assumed responsibility for Dr. Homer Ferree’s former practice, located at 727 Mt. Tabor Road in New Albany. The practice will now be known as Baptist Health Floyd Medical Group-Mount Tabor. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cooke, call (812) 945-2717.

Baptist Health Floyd’s Wound Healing Center Welcomes Podiatrist Daryl K. Potter, DPM

Joining the multidisciplinary team of specialists at Baptist Health Floyd’s Wound Healing Center is Board Certified Podiatrist Daryl K.Potter, DPM.

Graduating in the top five percent from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Potter also holds a bachelor of science in oceanography from the United States Naval Academy. He has also completed the three-year Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program.

Baptist Health Floyd’s Wound Healing Center offers a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals including a physiatrist, internal medicine physicians, surgeons, podiatrists and certified wound ostomy nurses. The Center also offers Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), which involves the patient breathing 100 percent oxygen inside a pressurized chamber to speed wound healing.

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