Robert Chappell, Jr.


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Dr. Robert W. Chappell, Jr. is the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer for Huntsville Hospital, which is located in Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville Hospital is an 881-bed tertiary referral center serving north Alabama and southeastern Tennessee. Huntsville Hospital is the flagship hospital for HH Health System, the sixth largest public health system in the country.

Dr. Chappell received his Bachelors of Science Degree from The University of Alabama-Birmingham in 1978 and his Medical Doctorate from The University of Alabama School of Medicine. Following completion of his Family Medicine Residency, he completed a Fellowship in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama-Birmingham in 1987. He received a Master’s in Business Administration from Auburn University in 2002. Dr. Chappell is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is a Vanguard member of the American College of Physician Executives.

His career has included academic medicine, private practice, and over a decade as a physician executive. He was listed in Best Doctors in America Southeast Region 1996-1997 and has served in numerous community and academic leadership positions. He is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at UAB School of Medicine. He is a member and faculty for American College of Healthcare Executives with annual presentations at ACHE Congress’ COO Boot Camp.