Physician Also Will Serve as Primary Care Executive Medical Director for Atrium Health Floyd
ROME, Ga., July 12, 2022 – Dr. Keerthy Krishnamani has been named vice president, associate chief medical officer and executive medical director for primary care at Atrium Health Floyd.
Krishnamani joined Floyd in January 2021 as executive medical director of the Floyd Primary Care network, responsible for maintaining the quality of care provided by the network, implementing strategic initiatives and recruiting and retaining caregivers.
In his new position, Krishnamani will work closely with Dr. Ken Jones, senior vice president and chief medical officer of Atrium Health Floyd. He will work closely with Jones in working with physicians and clinical matters throughout Atrium Health Floyd. He will continue to work with his dyad partner, Matt Gorman, vice president of corporate and network services, in all primary care matters throughout our service area. In his new role he also will work with other specialties and with the medical staffs at all three hospitals
“Dr. Krishnamani's new title recognizes his leadership throughout Atrium Health Floyd. He brings his intelligence, knowledge and positive attitude as he pitches in to help wherever he can," said Kurt Stuenkel, president and CEO of Atrium Health Floyd and executive vice president of Atrium Health.
Prior to joining Atrium Health Floyd, Krishnamani was a family physician and physician leader with the Henry Ford Health System, in Michigan, with responsibility for three primary care clinics. He also served as an associate clinical professor and family medicine preceptor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, in Detroit. In addition, Krishnamani has served in clinical leadership roles in the areas of revenue cycle, system primary care, quality, ambulatory practices, efficiency and electronic medical record optimization.
In 2021, he was awarded the Archie Award of Excellence from the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, in recognition of his service to the academy, family medicine, his patients and his community.
Krishnamani earned his medical degree, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from Madras Medical College, in Chennai, India. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, in Ann Arbor. He completed his residency at Sparrow/Michigan State University Family Medicine in East Lansing.
Krishnamani and his wife, Dr. Madhurima Keerthy, have two children.
About Atrium Health Floyd
Since 1942, Floyd, now Atrium Health Floyd, has worked to provide affordable, accessible care in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama. Today, Atrium Health Floyd is a leading medical provider and economic force. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation's leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. At the hub of these services is Floyd Medical Center, a 304-bed full-service, acute care hospital and regional referral center. Atrium Health Floyd employs more than 3,400 teammates who provide care in over 40 medical specialties at three hospitals: Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia; Floyd Cherokee Medical Center in Centre, Alabama; Floyd Polk Medical Center in Cedartown, Georgia, as well as Floyd Behavioral Health Center, a freestanding 53-bed behavioral health facility, also in Rome; and a primary care and urgent care network with locations throughout the service area of northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.