Gibson Named Medical Director at CHI St. Joseph Grimes

July 1, 2017

George Gibson, DOEmergency Service Partners, a founding partner of US Acute Care Solutions, is pleased to announce that George Gibson, DO has been named the new Emergency Department Medical Director at CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital in Navasota, TX. He assumes this leadership role at the hospital-based freestanding ED following Dr. Bryan Pickett’s recent appointment as medical director at CHI St. Joseph Health College Station Emergency Center.

Dr. Gibson has served as an emergency physician in the Bryan-College Station area since 2014. Before practicing in Texas, Gibson worked as an emergency physician at Havasu Regional Medical Center in Arizona.

A board-certified emergency physician, Dr. Gibson earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Texas at El Paso and went on to earn his master’s from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Public Health. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a transitional internship at Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital. Dr. Gibson was stationed for four years at Holloman Air Force Base, NM, where he was recognized as Flight Surgeon of the Year, before completing his residency training in emergency medicine at Arizona’s Kingman Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Gibson has served a member of the US Air Force Arizona Air National Guard, 161st Air Refueling Wing, where he was appointed Deputy Chief Aerospace Medicine in 2009. A Lt. Col. in the Texas Air National Guard, he currently serves as a flight surgeon with the 136th Air Mobility Wing in Fort Worth, TX. He also holds the title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine from the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Gibson earned the rating of Divemaster in 2015 from the Professional Association of Dive Instructors and is an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor. His professional interests include disaster medicine, aero-medical evacuation, tactical medicine, and hyperbaric medicine.

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About Emergency Service Partners

Founded in 1988, Emergency Service Partners is a physician-owned practice management group specializing in hospital emergency departments (EDs), serving more than 35 EDs across Texas. In addition, ESP provides pulmonary, intensive care, sleep medicine, hospitalist, and ob/gyn hospitalist services in Central Texas. ESP owns and operates Five Star ER, a group of freestanding emergency centers in the Austin area. In January 2017, ESP became a founding partner of US Acute Care Solutions, the national leader in physician-owned emergency medicine, hospitalist and observation services, and now operates as USACS Southwest.