Brighton, Colo.,
16:32 PM

Platte Valley Hospital Welcomes New Physician Leader

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Intermountain Health has announced that Joel Meyer, MD, has joined Platte Valley Hospital in Brighton as chief medical officer effective March 4.  

 “Dr. Meyer brings with him a wealth of experience and a dedication to service that aligns perfectly with our mission to provide exceptional care to our community,” said Platte Valley Hospital President Jaime Campbell. 

Dr. Meyer's career spans 32 years of service in the Army, where he held various clinical leadership roles, faculty positions, and executive leadership positions. He served as the director of Primary Care for all of Army Medicine and later as the chief medical officer of Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, the largest and most robust medical center in the Military Health System. Most recently, he served as the regional chief medical officer with ChenMed, providing primary care to underserved seniors. 

A native of Flint, Mich., Dr. Meyer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., where he earned his medical degree. Dr. Meyer completed his residency training in family medicine at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia and is board certified in family medicine. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

 At Platte Valley, Dr. Meyer will work to further elevate the level of care provided to the community.  

Outside of work, Dr. Meyer enjoys spending time with his three adult children, who reside in Virginia and Arizona.   


Intermountain Health operates multiple clinics and hospitals in Colorado and six other western states. Intermountain is a nonprofit system of 33 hospitals, 385 clinics, medical groups with some 4,600 employed physicians and advanced care providers, a health plans division called Select Health with more than one million members, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is committed to improving community health and is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes at sustainable costs.