Chris Frost, MD
August 15, 2022 / Share:
National Medical Director, Hospital-Based Services
As national medical director, hospital-based services, Dr. Chris Frost is responsible for overseeing hospital-based physician services, care management, regulatory and accreditation services, medical staff governance and credentialing, the peer review process and the LifePoint Patient Safety Organization. A Master in Hospital Medicine, Dr. Frost served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and is past president of the organization. He has held a number of clinical roles, including as an emergency department physician, hospitalist and medical director for large community hospitalist programs throughout his career. He also served as a physician in the United States Air Force, completing his military service at the rank of Major. Prior to his current role with LifePoint, Dr. Frost served as the Chief Medical Officer of Hospital Medicine Services for a multi-state management group and as the Medical Director of Hospital-Based Providers for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Physician Services. Dr. Frost attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia, and then completed his internship and residency in the Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics residency program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Frost was a Chief Resident for the Division of Internal Medicine. Today, he is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. His community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of 4:13 Strong and Special Olympics Tennessee, both located in Nashville, Tennessee.