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Samuel Pieh Named Chief Operations Officer at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis

Oct 17, 2016

Samuel Pieh COO

Memphis, TN
– October 14, 2016 – Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is pleased to announce that Samuel Pieh , D.P.T., a certified physical therapist , has joined Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis as its new chief operations officer (COO). As the COO, Pieh will oversee all operations for the hospital.

“Samuel brings a unique skills set that will help us continue to improve our operational excellence and deliver the quality, personal care our physicians, patients and their families expect,” says Audrey Gregory, CEO for Saint Francis Healthcare. “He is a great addition to our leadership team at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis.”

Pieh most recently was the chief operations officer at Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley- Sinai Hospital, a Tenet facility in Commerce, Michigan. Prior to that, he was Director of Vascular Service Lines and Rehabilitation for Saint Francis Hospital –Bartlett.

Pieh is an accomplished health care leader with a vast amount of experience in both health care and business operations. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Memphis and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. In addition, he has a doctorate of Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow with American College of Healthcare Executive (FACHE).


About Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is a 519-bed full service hospital located at 5959 Park Avenue in Memphis, Tenn.  Offering a wide array of medical services, Saint Francis is noted for its many Centers of Excellence, including its Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Joint & Spine Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Sleep Center, Chest Pain Emergency Center, and Surgical Services including its Center for Robotic Surgery, Diabetes Center, and Cancer Care Center.   The hospital has been recognized for excellence of care by United Healthcare, CIGNA, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. Saint Francis Hospital serves as an academic training site for University of Tennessee Surgical, Family Practice, and Psychiatric Residents.  The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.  To learn more about Saint Francis Hospital, visit

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