Dr. Irving Pike has been named the first chief medical officer of John Muir Health, Walnut Creek, Calif. He leaves a physician executive post at Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare.
Pike's role at John Muir Health includes developing and implementing long-term business strategies and advancing collaborations with physicians and physician groups, according to a John Muir news release. Pike has practiced gastroenterology since 1983 and serves as the president of the GI Quality Improvement Consortium. He also is a member of the board of the American College of Gastroenterology, according to the release.