(Huntington, WV) OVP HEALTH physician Geoffrey Polen, MD, has been named Chief of Medical Staff at OhioHealth’s Southeastern Medical Center in Cambridge, Ohio.

Dr. Polen is one of nearly 20 OVP HEALTH providers in Cambridge and he has been an active member of the medical staff since 2020. Additionally, Dr. Polen has served as Medical Director of the facility’s OVP HEALTH-managed hospitalist service since 2020.

“Dr. Polen’s appointment as Chief of Medical Staff at OhioHealth’s Southeastern Medical Center is evidence of the commitment to our partnering hospitals and the trust those institutions place in OVP HEALTH,” said Thomas J. Rittinger, MD, Director of Hospital Medicine for OVP HEALTH. “We are proud to provide talented and dedicated providers to the medical staff who are also trusted to become physician leaders in their facilities. Dr. Polen is a prime example of the kind of physician and person OVP HEALTH recruits and employs.”

Dr. Polen earned his medical degree from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and completed residency training in internal medicine at Akron General Medical Center.

OVP HEALTH provides an extensive range of emergency department and hospitalist services for local and regional hospitals; operates a network of community primary care centers; and offers accredited outpatient and inpatient medication-assisted treatment and counseling services for people suffering from addiction in a growing number of communities across West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia.

For more information about OVP HEALTH, go to www.ovphealth.com.