David Perrott, MD, DDS
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

David Perrott, MD, DDS, serves as CHA’s resource for medical staff issues, accreditation and licensing, and policy issues regarding patient safety and quality. He oversees CHA’s Center for Hospital Medical Executives, Joint Committee on Accreditation and Licensing, and the California Alliance of Hospital Physician Organizations. He also serves as board chair for the Hospital Quality Institute, vice chair of the Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners, and is a board member of the California Public Protection & Physician Health, Inc.

Prior to joining CHA, he was senior vice president/CMO of Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and maintained a part-time practice in Salinas, California.  He spent 10 years in academics as a full-time faculty member at UCSF and Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital.

He received his undergraduate, dental and medical degrees from Creighton University, an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and post-graduate training at Emory University, Northwestern University and the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville.


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