Knight named Digestive Health administrator

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Chad Knight, a health care professional with more than 14 years of leadership experience, has been named Administrator of the new GRHealth Digestive Health Center. Chad Knight
This state-of-the-art center houses the nation’s largest and most advanced motility clinic, the region’s only neurogastroenterologist, and fellowship-trained digestive health subspecialists in inflammatory bowel disease; liver, pancreatic and biliary medicine; advanced endoscopy; and weight loss surgery.

Before joining GRHealth, Knight served as administrator of Oncology Services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. Prior to that, he was Director of Oncology at Tanner Health System in Carrollton, Ga. During this time, he participated in the Association of Community Cancer Centers where he served as Chair, Program Guidelines Committee and Committee Ambassador for the Southern Region.

Knight earned a Bachelor of Science from Berry College in Rome, a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and a Master of Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida.

He is an active member and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has expertise in continuous process improvement as a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare. Knight is also a professional speaker with expertise in patient financial assistance, payer contracts, and care plans.

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