Dave Carlson, DO

David Carlson, DO, MBA joined MultiCare Health System in May 2017 as the Senior Vice President Provider Enterprise, President MultiCare Medical Associates.  In this role Dr. Carlson developed and lead the vision and strategies for MultiCare’s System Provider Enterprises that ensure a vibrant future in our rapidly changing health care ecosystem.  Beginning August 2018, Dr. Carlson assumed an expanded role as the Chief Physician Officer and SVP Provider Enterprises for the system.  In this role, Dr. Carlson has oversight of the system providers and works in partnership with the SVP and Chief Quality, Safety and Nursing officer on patient safety, risk and quality. Dr. Carlson previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Conemaugh Health System in Johnstown, PA. In that role, he oversaw a large multispecialty group practice and advanced clinical integration among physicians and hospital operations. David had previously served in a variety of leadership roles with Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Baton Rouge, LA; Summit Health System in Chambersburg, PA; and Lovelace Health Systems in Albuquerque, NM. He began his career in the 1980s serving as a primary care provider in Pennsylvania. Dr. Carlson is a family practice physician certified in geriatrics.  Dr. Carlson earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University, his Medical Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his Master of Business Administration from Alvernia University.  He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.