Secretary of Health and Human Resources

Daniel Carey, M.D. is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Centra, and has been at the forefront of professional healthcare in Lynchburg, Virginia since 1997. Dan has held numerous leadership positions since joining Cardiology Associates of Central Virginia in 1997, which Centra later acquired in 2006.

Within a year, he became Medical Director of the Acute MI Program and went on to serve as Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab and Medical Director of Stroobants Heart Center, which performs 5,000+ heart procedures and contributes $10M annually to the system. Dan became the President/Chief Physician Executive of Centra Medical Group (CMG), an $80M organization with 650 employees in 2013. In this capacity, he directed the acquisition of multiple physician practices, growing the medical group from 200 to 300+ providers.

He also championed a new compensation model that integrated productivity, quality, service and group culture across specialties. In 2014, Dan was selected to become Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Centra. At Centra, his current responsibilities include information technology services, patient quality and safety efforts, performance improvement initiatives, and functions of the medical staff at Centra’s 3 acute care facilities.

In addition, Dan has been the system lead for Centra’s implementation of its new electronic health record. Dan has special interest in medical leadership, and in addition to his roles at Centra, has also served as President of the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine, the Medical Society of Virginia and the MSV Foundation. Dan, a long-term resident of Virginia, graduated from the University of Virginia and attended Harvard Medical School.

Staff and Contact Information

Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Daniel Carey, M.D.

Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Gena Boyle Berger

Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Marvin Figueroa

Constituent Services
Dorothy Swann

 

For regular U.S. mail, please use the following address:
Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Resources 
P.O. Box 1475
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone Numbers:
(804) 786-7765 
Fax Line: (804) 786-3389

Email:  HealthAndHumanResources@governor.virginia.gov

Street Address:
Patrick Henry Building
1111 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219