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Richard Bennett: Biographies

Richard G. Bennett, M.D.

President, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Richard Bennett

Contact Information

Phone: 410-550-0120

Richard G. Bennett, M.D., arrived at Baltimore City Hospital (now the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) in 1982 as an intern. His career at Johns Hopkins has included work as a clinician, researcher and educator. Dr. Bennett brings a wealth of experience to his role at the Medical Center. He served as Executive Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Geriatrics Center, from 1997 to 2003, where he provided physician leadership for a variety of clinical programs, many of which are national models of care. At Johns Hopkins Bayview, Dr. Bennett also was the Vice Chair of the Medical Board from 1996 to 2003. In addition, he served as the Chief Medical Officer of Johns Hopkins Health Care from 1999 to 2003 helping lead the establishment of Priority Partners Managed Care Organization. His research has focused on care issues among older adults, and he is a former Raymond and Anna Lublin Professor in Geriatric Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Bennett joined the Medical Center’s executive team in 2003 as vice president of medical affairs. He was promoted in 2004 to senior vice president of medical affairs, and in 2006 to chief operating officer of the Medical Center.

Dr. Bennett now serves as president of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He also is a current member of the board of directors at Keswick Multicare Center, where he serves as executive medical director as well.

Dartmouth College, BA
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, M.D.
Residency in Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professional Memberships
American College of Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
American Society for Microbiology
American Federation for Clinical Research
Gerontological Society of America
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Medical Directors Association

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