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John F. Krahnert Jr., M.D.


John F. Krahnert Jr., M.D., has served as chief medical officer (CMO) and senior vice president (SVP) since January 2012. Dr. Krahnert earned his B.A. from Wake Forest University and his M.D. from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem. He completed both his cardiovascular surgery internship and residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and is board certified in thoracic surgery. Dr. Krahnert joined the Moore Regional Hospital medical staff in 1990 and was the founder of its cardiac surgery program. He has held various leadership positions on the Moore Regional Hospital medical staff. Prior to his role as chief medical officer, Dr. Krahnert served as senior medical director and chief medical officer at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital - Richmond. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Certified Physician Executive.