Hugh Thornhill joined OhioHealth in June 2010 as president of the OhioHealth Physician Group (OPG). In this role, Mr. Thornhill led the strategic direction of the OPG and oversees its development and ongoing growth.
The OPG employs nearly 900 physicians and more than 800 advanced practice providers (APPs) in nearly 45 specialties, creating an infrastructure and seamless partnership with physicians who enable the delivery of the highest quality, most effective healthcare available.
With vast experience in practice operations and acquisition, Mr. Thornhill has developed and led several successful physician relationship strategies. Prior to joining OhioHealth, Mr. Thornhill served as president and chief executive officer for more than 15 years at Carilion Medical Group in Roanoke, Virginia – a wholly owned subsidiary of Carilion Clinic that operated more than 70 physician practice locations. In 2008, Mr. Thornhill took on an additional role with Carilion Clinic, which employed approximately 550 physicians, serving as vice president of Practice Integration.
Mr. Thornhill also has held leadership positions with a national healthcare business services provider, providing expertise in the management of physician groups. In total, Mr. Thornhill’s career in physician services and practice management and operations spans more than 30 years.
Mr. Thornhill holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University and is certified by the American College of Medical Practice Executives.