The Lake Regional Health System Medical Staff recently elected new officers. John Patton, D.O., was elected chief of staff; Tony Koch, D.O., was elected vice chief of staff; and Josh Brickner, D.O., was elected secretary/treasurer. Terms began Oct. 1 and last two years.

The Lake Regional Health System Medical Staff recently elected new officers. John Patton, D.O., was elected chief of staff; Tony Koch, D.O., was elected vice chief of staff; and Josh Brickner, D.O., was elected secretary/treasurer. Terms began Oct. 1 and last two years.

New department chairs also were named: Edward Barns, M.D., FACS — Surgery; Alan Wilson, M.D. — Medicine; and Sarah Buchanan, M.D. — Maternal Child Health. Members-at-large are Zubair Khan, M.D., FACC, and Becky Watson, M.D., FACOG.

“Congratulations to these physicians,” said Michael E. Henze, Lake Regional CEO. “Lake Regional Health System appreciates their leadership and dedication.”

The medical staff at Lake Regional Health System includes more than 100 providers who offer primary and specialty care for area residents and visitors. For a complete list of clinics and services, visit www.lakeregional.com.