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Mary Washington Healthcare’s Christopher Newman, MD, Named as Chief Medical Officer to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review

Mary Washington Healthcare’s Christopher Newman, MD, Named as  Chief Medical Officer to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review

Fredericksburg, VA, September 27, 2023—Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) is delighted to share that Christopher Newman, MD, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is one of 130 “hospital and health system chief medical officers to know” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

“Dr. Newman’s inclusion on this list is a true testament to his hard work, dedication, and leadership at Mary Washington Healthcare,” says Mike McDermott, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Washington Healthcare. “We are very thankful to have him on our team and appreciate what he does for Mary Washington Healthcare and our community.”

Chief medical officers are responsible for managing the delivery of safe, high quality healthcare at their hospitals and health systems, and are vital to their organization’s operations.

Becker’s list honors chief medical officers across the nation who better their communities and continuously endeavor to improve their organizations. Featured are individuals, who uphold clinical excellence within the hospitals and health systems they lead.

The full list features individual profiles of all chief medical officers and can be read here. This list is not an endorsement of included CMOs or associated healthcare providers, and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. CMO names are presented in alphabetical order.


About Mary Washington Healthcare:

Mary Washington Healthcare is a fully integrated, regional healthcare system that provides inpatient and outpatient care at over 60 facilities including Mary Washington Hospital, a 471-bed tertiary hospital, Stafford Hospital, a 100-bed community hospital, three emergency departments, and a multi-specialty graduate medical education program. Mary Washington Healthcare is a non-profit health system with a longstanding commitment to provide care regardless of ability to pay. For more information about our services and facilities, visit

About Becker's Healthcare:

Becker's Healthcare is the go-to source for healthcare decision-makers and one of the fastest growing media platforms in the industry. Through print, digital, and live event platforms, Becker's Healthcare equips healthcare leaders with information and forums they need to learn, exchange ideas and further conversations about the most critical issues in American healthcare today.