For Immediate Release
1/7/2019

LifeBridge Health Names Dr. Matthew Poffenroth as Chief Clinical Officer for Physician Enterprises

Baltimore, MD – Matthew Poffenroth, M.D. has joined LifeBridge Health as the new chief clinical officer for physician enterprise. In his new role, Dr. Poffenroth will lead LifeBridge Health’s new physician enterprise, working to integrate faculty and community physician practices to achieve better coordination, collaboration, and outcomes.

Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Poffenroth served as chief executive officer/chief medical officer for Inova’s Signature Partners Network in Fairfax, Virginia. 

“We are excited that Dr. Poffenroth has joined us as we launch this new chapter for our clinical enterprise,” says Jonathan Ringo, M.D., president and chief operating officer of Sinai Hospital and senior vice president of LifeBridge Health. “We are thrilled to have him as part of our team and look forward to drawing on his experience and expertise to further enhance our health system.” 

Dr. Poffenroth brings a diverse background to his new position with LifeBridge Health. He has held a variety of leadership positions at Johns Hopkins Medicine, including medical director of Johns Hopkins Medical Alliance for Patients, as well as director of clinical integration and chief of medical specialties for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians.

Dr. Poffenroth is board certified in internal medicine and earned his Master’s degree in business administration from the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

About LifeBridge Health
LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, and subsidiaries and affiliates, including LifeBridge Health & Fitness. Sinai, Northwest and Carroll hospitals are acute-care general hospitals with complementary clinical centers of excellence.  For more information, visit www.lifebridgehealth.org.
Helene King
410-601-2296
hking@lifebridgehealth.org