Paul Calkins, MD, was recently selected as the chief medical officer of Indiana University Health North Hospital, 116th and Meridian streets, Carmel. Effective June 30, Calkins will lead the hospital’s 1,400-member medical staff while maintaining communication with various departments and physicians. In addition, he will be involved in administrative decision making and planning.
Calkins has served as the interim CMO at IU Health North Hospital since Jan. 1. During that time he also continued his role as the service line leader for anesthesia for IU Health Physicians. Before accepting that position, Calkins was the medical director of surgical services at IU Health North Hospital from 2005 to 2011. He also is a practicing anesthesiologist with Anesthesia Consultants of Indianapolis and will continue serving patients in this role while also fulfilling his position as CMO.