LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lexington Clinic announced two key leadership positions to support the organization’s strategic goals for future growth. As part of this new structure, L. Ranee Guard, Ph.D., and S. Craig Gillispie, MHS, FACMPE, have joined Lexington Clinic as Director of Operations – Surgical and Technical Services and Director of Operations – Services medical respectively.
L. Ranee Guard holds a Ph.D. in Human and Molecular Genetics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Previously, she held numerous positions with Summit Medical Group and during her tenure oversaw Summit Central Laboratory, four diagnostic imaging centers, eight physiotherapy facilities, Summit Sleep Services, three Summit Express Clinics, trials clinics and the workplace health and wellness program. , as well as 50 medical practices.
Prior to joining Summit Medical Group, Guard served as Director of Operations and Development for KDL Pathology in Knoxville; Director of Business Development for Genuity Clinical Research Services & Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc., and as a Scientist at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
S. Craig Gillispie, MHS, FACMPE, returned to the Lexington Clinic, having served as Managing Director of Family Practice Associates of Lexington, where he led practice transformation efforts to emphasize evidence-based care the value for 25 providers, including comprehensive care. laboratory services and physiotherapy.
From 2011 to 2013, Gillispie served at the Lexington Clinic as Practice Administrator of Commonwealth Urology – a group of 19 physicians with 70 staff at nine sites. He was responsible for the smooth transition of the practice to Lexington Clinic as an affiliated practice, integrating all financial, operational and IT systems.
Guard and Gillispie will be based in the main building on South Broadway.
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