Smyrna, TN - Eric Schuck, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer (CMO) of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center effective August 6, 2018. In this role, he will serve as a business and clinical strategist responsible for the overall direction and coordination of medical affairs.
Dr. Schuck currently serves as medical director of the emergency department at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Prior to joining Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, he served as medical director of the emergency departments at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida and Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Florida.
"Dr. Schuck's proven leadership experience and dedication to compassionate, quality patient care will support TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center as we continue expanding our clinical capabilities to meet the growing needs of our community." said Lou Caputo, chief executive officer at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center. "His experience with healthcare environments spanning from the intimacy of community hospitals to the complexity of a tertiary care facility and our regional healthcare system will be a tremendous complement to our hospital administration team."
Dr. Schuck brings over 20 years of clinical experience to his new role. Dr. Schuck received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at Wright Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State School of Medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Schuck enjoys boating, fitness, and church activities with his wife Stacy and their 5 children.
Dr. Schuck will support TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville.