Michael A. Baumgartner has been named president of Baptist Health Madisonville, effective Sept. 23.
Baumgartner currently serves as president of St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minn. He succeeds Baptist Health Madisonville President E. Berton Whitaker, who announced his September 2013 retirement in April.
Baumgartner, 57, brings more than 34 years’ experience as president of various hospitals from North Dakota to Missouri.
Baptist Health Madisonville is part of the Baptist Health family of hospitals and physicians, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in Kentucky.