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Dosher Hospital CEO Stepping Down

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 17, 2020
Tom Siemers

The CEO of Dosher Memorial Hospital in the Brunswick County city of Southport steps down Feb. 28, according to an announcement Monday.

Tom Siemers joined Dosher in November 2012 and during his tenure, the hospital has made significant advancements and received many state and national awards, a news release stated.

Some of the hospital’s achievements under his tenure include construction of an $11 million inpatient unit; equipment upgrades and new technology to include 3-D mammography, MRI and spine surgical service; design and construction of the Dosher Wellness Center; the start of Dosher Primary Care Network; and the recruitment of multiple physicians to the area.

Siemers has not yet shared what his next career move might be.

“I am proud of the progress we have made and am especially thankful to the Dosher team for their dedication and care for our community during my time here,” Siemers stated in the release.

Dosher Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Howard said in the release, “On behalf of the J. Arthur Dosher Hospital Board of Trustees, we sincerely appreciate Tom’s years of dedication and service to the hospital, as he helped us navigate the changes in healthcare for Smithville Township [the Southport area].

"We wish for him the very best the future holds.”

Interim leadership has not yet been announced, the release stated.

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