Forest Park Medical Center Appoints System Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Robert Wyatt leads Forest Park’s ongoing commitment to delivery of quality patient care

Forest Park Medical Center Appoints System Chief Medical Officer

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, the Dallas-based physician-owned hospital system dedicated to providing unsurpassed surgical care, recently appointed Dr. Robert Wyatt, founding physician and managing director, to serve as system chief medical officer.

As chief medical officer, Dr. Wyatt provides medical staff with the necessary leadership to achieve clinical, safety and patient service excellence consistent with Forest Park’s overall standards. He also leads and directs the formulation and execution of strategic growth in the areas of marketing, public relations and physician relations.

“The appointment of Dr. Wyatt to chief medical officer demonstrates Forest Park’s commitment to its physicians and patients, and will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the system’s ongoing focus on the delivery of quality patient care,” said Forest Park Managing Partner Mac Burt. “His new position brings an elevated and expanded outlook on Forest Park’s leadership and vision, as well as establishes new initiatives and programs focused on providing the maximum value for the health care dollar and the best patient experience available.”

Dr. Wyatt has practiced ear, throat and nose specialty care in Dallas for 18 years. As one of the founding physicians of Forest Park Medical Center, he has become a forerunner in the development of physician-owned hospitals across the state of Texas, beginning with the opening of Forest Park’s Dallas facility in 2009. In addition to the , Forest Park has operating facilities in and , as well as facilities in development in , and Austin. Under Dr. Wyatt’s leadership, the system is uncompromising in its expectation to have the highest level of quality, best value, and most exceptional patient and physician experience.

Dr. Wyatt is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society, the American Medical Association, and the Crowe Society of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Otolaryngology. He is the former president of North Texas Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, a 67-member specialty group in the DFW area focused on ensuring quality otolaryngology care in the region, and continues to serve on the executive committee of this organization. He served as president of the Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology from 2009 to 2010.

Dr. Wyatt received his general and specialty surgical training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. While at Johns Hopkins, he was involved in health policy research focused on the cost-effectiveness of medical care and health care utilization patterns. He instructed several sinus surgery courses and taught sinus surgery to resident staff. Prior to attending Johns Hopkins, he obtained his medical degree, a Master’s degree in business administration, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University.

Forest Park Medical Center, a physician-owned hospital system, currently operates state-of-the-art medical facilities in Dallas, Frisco and Southlake, Texas focused on providing unsurpassed surgical specialty care. By focusing on specific key areas of surgery and a keen emphasis on the latest and most effective technology in medical care, Forest Park offers cost effective care for patients and their employers and an efficient way of practicing for its physicians. Texas campuses currently in development include Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin. For more information, please visit .