June 12, 2023
Memorial Health is pleased to announce Corbi Milligan, MD, MBA, FACP, FACHE, as its new chief medical officer (CMO). She will assume the role previously held by longtime Savannah physician, Ramon Meguiar, MD, who retired on May 31.
“Dr. Milligan is an excellent physician and a proven leader,” said Brad Talbert, Memorial Health Chief Executive Officer. “She brings a wealth of experience in both clinical and quality leadership that will benefit our patients, our medical staff and our community. We look forward to having her on our Memorial Health team.”
Dr. Milligan most recently served as CMO at HCA Florida Trinity Hospital where she provided executive leadership for the medical staff, quality and patient safety, graduate medical education, strategic vision and behavioral health. Under her leadership, the hospital outperformed The Joint Commission national standards in several categories of care. Previously, Dr. Milligan was also CMO at Coliseum Health System in Macon, GA, where she provided operational leadership for the quality department, medical staff services, pharmacy, surgical services, cardiovascular services and imaging. She also served as vice president & chief medical officer at Methodist South Hospital and Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, TN, and the Division Medical Director for EmCare Hospitalist in the Tristar Health Division of HCA Healthcare.
Dr. Milligan is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the National Medical Association, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, as well as affiliated with several other medical associations.
Dr. Milligan earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Prairie View A&M University, a historically black college/university in Texas. She earned her medical degree at the University of Tennessee Memphis School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Milligan also completed a Physician Executive MBA at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, and she has her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
“I am honored to join Memorial Health as their chief medical officer,” said Dr. Milligan. “Memorial is well known for providing safe, high-quality care for patients in southeast Georgia and I am excited to have the opportunity to be part of this outstanding team.”