Anderson Regional Health System is proud to announce that Dr. Keith Everett has been named Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.
“Dr. Everett has been a part of the Anderson medical staff for over 30 years. The long-standing relationships he has built with his peers, the Executive Team and Board of Directors are an excellent foundation for his role as Chief Medical Officer. We are exceptionally fortunate to have someone of Dr. Everett’s caliber assume the critical role of CMO for the health system and assist us in working arm-in-arm with our patient care teams on the continuous improvement and advancement of patient care,” said John G. Anderson, President and CEO.
Everett said, “I’m excited about the opportunity to serve Anderson Regional Health System in this capacity. I look forward to working with the Medical Staff and employees as we strive to make Anderson the best health system in the state of Mississippi.”
Before joining Anderson, Everett specialized in medical and surgical ophthalmology for 34 years with Meridian Ophthalmic Associates. After retiring from his practice, he served as Medical Director for Mississippi Affiliated Health Network, a physician-led alliance of healthcare professionals working to improve health for people across the state.
Everett’s post-secondary education began at East Central Junior College where he played basketball and was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He then received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Mississippi. Everett attended medical school at University of Mississippi School of Medicine where he was named Medical Student of the Year in 1979. He completed an Internship at the University of Arkansas Medical Center, followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center that included Ophthalmology Science training at Stanford University Medical Center.
Everett is a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and American Academy of Ophthalmology, and he serves on the Board of Directors for Meridian Museum of Art. He and his wife, Darlene, have two sons.
Anderson Regional Health System offers a wide range of medical services, including cancer, cardiac, pediatric, surgical, and trauma care. Our healthcare professionals are committed to improving the lives of those we serve.