San Antonio, TX – Methodist Healthcare is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. DeVry Anderson as chief medical officer of the healthcare system. Dr. Anderson has served as chief medical officer of St. David’s South Austin Medical Center for the past three years, after previously serving as the hospital’s associate chief medical officer.

Under Dr. Anderson’s leadership, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center was recently ranked among the top 5 in the state for critical care, surgical care, and orthopedic surgery by Healthgrades. The hospital was also named among Healthgrades 2023 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, placing it in top 5% of the 4,500 hospitals nationwide included in the assessment for clinical excellence.

He is a member of various professional societies, including The Society of United States Army Flight Surgeons, SIGMA PI PHI (Boule) International, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also the President of the Austin Black Physicians Association.

Dr. Anderson is a faith-driven servant leader who is also a licensed Baptist Minister. He has had a diverse career including success as a CMO, senior military officer, board-certified physician, combat-proven flight surgeon, clinical professor, entrepreneur, and small business owner.

He holds multiple degrees, including a B.S. in Chemistry/Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and an M.D., Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He graduated from the Executive Healthcare Leadership Program at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Anderson will assume his new role June 5.