Don Dionisi was named CTMC's surgical director earlier this month.
Before coming to CTMC, Dionisi spent five years as the director of surgical services for Valley Baptist Health System in The Valley.
Prior to that, he was in a director role in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in nursing and went on to obtain his master's degree in human relations and management from Abilene Christian University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force as a scrub tech.
has been in health care for more than 30 years and said he
is impressed with CTMC's
cutting-edge technology, the good reputations of the doctors and excellent patient outcomes.
also appreciates the hospital's mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
"I've worked for faith-based organizations before, and there's just a whole different attitude and you take care of your patients the way they need to be taken care of whether a person has means or doesn't have means," he
spare time, Dionisi
likes spending time with his
dogs, gardening and exploring his
interest in agriculture.