George S. Hall, M.D.
Vice President of Medical Affairs
George Hall, M.D. currently serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs for St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He previously held the position for six years with the former St. Luke Hospitals. Prior to that, Dr. Hall was a practicing Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area for 26 years, and on the Medical Staffs of several area hospitals.
Prior to going into private practice in Northern Kentucky in 1977, Dr. Hall, a native of Arkansas, received bachelor of science degrees from Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine in 1967 with a doctor of medicine degree. He completed residencies in both General and Thoracic-Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Cincinnati. This training period was interrupted for two years while he served as a physician in the United States Air Force.
Following his surgical residencies, Dr. Hall remained on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, as well as a member of the American College of Surgeons, and the American College of Physician Executives.
While in practice in Northern Kentucky, Dr. Hall was elected to the St. Luke Hospitals Board of Directors in 1984. He served in that capacity until the integration with St. Elizabeth Medical Center in 2008, and is currently a member of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Board of Trustees.
Dr. Hall is the past chairman of the Kentucky Institute on Aging, a role he served in for three years. He is also a past board member of the Northern Kentucky Health Department, where he served as chair of their Clinical Committee.
Dr. Hall was directly involved in the withdrawal process of the St. Luke Hospitals from the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, and the subsequent merger with St. Elizabeth Medical Center. In his current role, he is actively involved with quality, patient safety, risk management and multiple medical staff activities.