Tristar Summit Medical Center announces Vito Capotorto, MD, as new chief medical officer
Vito A. Capotorto, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer (CMO) of TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, TN.
Hermitage, TN — Vito A. Capotorto, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer (CMO) of TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tenn. In this role, he will serve as the quality and clinical strategist responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the hospital and medical staff.
“I’m very excited to welcome Dr. Capotorto to our TriStar Summit leadership team,” said Daphne David, TriStar Summit Medical Center Chief Executive Officer. “Dr. Capotorto’s clinical and leadership experience will be a tremendous benefit for our patients as we continue to focus on providing exceptional patient care closer to home.”
Dr. Capotorto will be responsible for implementing quality initiatives, consistent clinical performance and practice standards with the goal of obtaining optimum clinical performance and high-quality clinical outcomes. Having a lifelong passion for evidenced based practice guidelines, Dr. Capotorto will partner with the hospital’s medical staff to prioritize quality improvement opportunities through data analysis and the implementation of best practices.
Dr. Capotorto has more than 30 years of experience in the medical field. He received his medical degree from the University of Bologna Medical School, Italy, followed by his residency at Staten Island University Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal medicine as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics. He most recently served as Medical Director at Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richard, Virginia, since 2015.