OrthoVirginia announced that its board of directors has appointed David S. Jevsevar, M.D., MBA as the new Chief Executive Officer of the practice.

Dr. Jevsevar is an experienced orthopedic physician executive and healthcare leader. He has held various positions with independent practice, health system and academic medicine. Most recently, he served as Chair and Regional Vice President of Orthopedics at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. He has over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an orthopedic surgeon.

Ben Kittredge, MD, President of the Board of Directors, “We conducted an exhaustive national search and Dave’s vast experiences separated him immediately. His strengths are a unique blend of strategy, culture and orthopedic physician perspective,” Kittredge said. “There is no doubt, at this point in OrthoVirginia growth, Dave is the person to propel OrthoVirginia toward our vision to set the standard of excellence for patient-centered, high-quality care. We are looking forward to having Dave join the OrthoVirginia team as our new CEO.”

Dr. Jevsevar is eager for the new opportunity. “OrthoVirginia is a recognized leader in musculoskeletal health with enthusiastic and dedicated physicians, associate providers, and staff providing care for its devoted patients. I’m incredibly honored to join the team at OrthoVirginia as we pursue our commitment to our mission of championing healthy, vibrant, active communities one person at a time ensuring that stronger starts here.”

Dr. Jevsevar started May 16 and is based in Richmond.