Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside has appointed Dr. Gene Ma, a board-certified emergency medicine specialist with 15 years of experience, to the position of chief of staff. The appointment was effective July 1 and runs through June 30, 2016.
“Dr. Ma has dedicated his career to Tri-City Medical Center and its emergency patients,” said CEO Tim Moran. “Gene has earned the respect and appreciation of all who have worked with him, and we appreciate that he is applying his leadership to this important role.”
Ma joined Tri-City Emergency Medical Group and WorkPartners in 2000 after graduating from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and completing his internship at the Stanford School of Medicine and his residency at the University of California, San Diego.
In 2012, he became executive director of Tri-City Emergency Medical Group and WorkPartners.
Ma has served on the Tri-City Hospital Foundation board of trustees since 2009 and is an avid supporter of the foundation’s philanthropic mission.
In addition to being board certified, Ma is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a past chairman of quality assurance and is a past chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Tri-City Medical Center.
Ma succeeds Dr. Scott Worman, a physician in family practice for 24 years, who served as chief of staff from July 2014 to June 2015.