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Dr. Charles T. Everson joins the West Jefferson Medical Center Family

Dr. Charles T. Everson, a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, has been an independent practitioner on the medical staff of West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) for more than 20 years, and hospital executives are proud to announce that he has agreed to become a physician with West Jefferson Medical Center’s physician services.

Dr. Everson comes to WJMC with more than 30 years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon. He is highly skilled in performing heart valve replacements and coronary artery bypass grafts. He has also been instrumental in helping the hospital achieve recognition in “America’s Best Hospitals” issue of US News & World Report (August issue) for receiving the Get With The Guidelines Silver Performance Achievement Award.

This esteemed surgeon attended medical school at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Illinois. He did part of his residency at Duke University & completed his fellowship at Tulane University. He also trained under the tutelage of Dr. Noel Mills, a pioneer surgeon in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

“We are very fortunate to have such a high quality cardiothoracic surgeon become a permanent member of the West Jefferson team,” said Dr. Mark Workman, the Chief Medical Officer for West Jefferson Medical Center. “Dr. Everson is extremely skilled. He’s a driving force behind a lot of our quality improvement initiatives and has done a great deal to help standardize cardiac care at West Jeff.”

“Bottom line, Dr. Everson has been and will continue to be an asset to our hospital and to improving the quality of care we provide to our patients,” said Nancy R. Cassagne, Chief Executive Officer for West Jefferson Medical Center.