Dr. Rhonda Parker

Dr. Rhonda Parker Announced as Chief Medical Director

MONTROSE, CO – Montrose Regional Health (MRH) announces the addition of Dr. Rhonda Parker to its Senior Leadership team.

Dr. Parker has been an integral part of the Montrose medical community since she and her family arrived in Montrose in 2009.  As a board certified and fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon, she practiced in Montrose for over a decade. Most recently, she served as a consultant to MRH using her expertise in health care administration and surgery, providing essential support and guidance to many of the hospital departments.

“I am very excited to have Dr. Parker on our team,” said Jeff Mengenhausen, CEO of Montrose Regional Health. “Dr. Parker has been instrumental in our hospital already, and we know she will help our organization continue to meet the needs of our growing communities. She is going to provide needed physician insight and clinical leadership to our already strong leadership team.”

Dr. Parker said “It is an honor and a privilege to represent MRH as the Chief Medical Director.  MRH is a phenomenal organization with highly qualified caregivers who are dedicated to the health and well-being of our communities. I look forward to serving the hospital and our communities in this new capacity.”

In addition to the duties required of the leadership team, Dr. Parker will also oversee the Surgical Services and Pharmacy departments.  With her extensive knowledge, training, and experience, she will add great value in these areas.

Chief Medical Directors are quickly becoming essential for today’s hospitals. This is especially true for growing hospitals, like MRH, which is expecting to grow in size and services, Adding Dr. Parker to the MRH Senior Leadership is win for hospital and the communities.

About Montrose Regional Health

Montrose Regional Health is a 501(c)3 nonprofit healthcare system serving Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale and San Juan counties.

The hospital is licensed for 75-beds and offers an extensive range of inpatient & outpatient health care services, including cardiology, oncology, minimally invasive surgery, laboratory, medical imaging/radiology, Mountain View Therapy, Level III Trauma Center, Acute Rehabilitation Unit, advanced respiratory & pulmonary services, and the family birthing center. The health system has a reputation for acquiring the latest technologies in healthcare, from robotic assisted surgical services to UVC-disinfection technology.

Montrose Regional Health is the second-largest employer in Montrose County, with more than 700 employees and 100 providers who represent 23 medical specialties. With a tagline that reads Caring for you like family, the health system is known for its warm patient care.