Lynn T. Simon, M.D., MBA, President of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer

Lynn Simon

Lynn Simon, M.D., has leadership responsibilities for all aspects of clinical operations, including quality and safety, clinical service lines, nursing, case management and post-acute services, including inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and behavioral health. She also oversees medical staff relations, physician practice management, clinical informatics, telemedicine initiatives, medical informatics and corporate support areas such as pharmacy and clinical documentation improvement. Dr. Simon serves on the board of directors and the audit committee of Ascend Learning, LLC, a leading provider of educational content, software, and analytics to institutions, students and employees in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions. Before joining CHS in 2010, Simon served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky and Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare after the organizations’ merger. She was a full-time practicing neurologist in Louisville from 1989 to 2005. Simon earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Bellarmine University in Louisville and her medical degree from the University of Louisville. She completed a medical internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and a neurology residency at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, serving as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Simon has been named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders list and Modern Healthcare’s biennial Top 25 Women in Healthcare list on multiple occasions.