Johnston-Willis Hospital April 10, 2019

Richmond, VAHCA Virginia has named William Lunn, MD, the new chief executive officer of Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals.

Lunn recently served as president and CEO of Tulane Health System, which was named a “World’s Best Hospital” by Newsweek as well as a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group. He replaces Greg Lowe, who was appointed president of HCA’s newly-created North Carolina Division in Asheville, N.C.

“Dr. Lunn’s professionalism combined with his exemplary clinical background will allow us to build upon the extraordinary achievements already accomplished at Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals,” said Tim McManus, president of the HCA Capital Division. “I am confident that his vision will help us continue to exceed the highest standards of care for our patients.”

Lunn is one of the founding members of Baylor College of Medicine’s Complex Airway and Pleural Disease Center and served as its first director. He is a recipient of numerous awards including the American College of Chest Physicians’ Young Investigator Award, the Fulbright and Jaworski Award for Educational Leadership, and the New Orleans City Business Healthcare Hero Award.

He attended Tulane University for his undergraduate degree and University of Texas Southwestern for medical school. Lunn completed his residency at Emory, and fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Vanderbilt and Harvard.

Lunn will be moving to Richmond with his wife, Dr. Mary Lynn Lunn, and their three daughters. He will assume the new role on May 13.