Austin, TX — St. David’s North Austin Medical Center has named Peter DeYoung, MD as the facility’s new chief medical officer. Dr. DeYoung will assume his new role on June 19.

“Dr. DeYoung is an accomplished physician and servant leader, and we are proud to have him join our hospital’s leadership team,” Tom Jackson, chief executive officer of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, said. “His demonstrated success in improving patient safety and clinical outcomes make him well-equipped to help us further advance clinical excellence at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.”

Before joining St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, Dr. DeYoung served as chief medical officer of Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, a 242-bed acute care hospital with a 42-bed acute care rehabilitation facility in San Antonio. In this role, he oversaw clinical quality and outcomes, and he helped to improve the hospital's clinical performance. Dr. DeYoung also served as medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and led the NICU through the state designation process.

Prior to his roles at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, Dr. DeYoung was the chief medical officer at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio, where he oversaw key hospital service lines, including women’s care, neonatology, pediatric cardiology, and the Sarah Cannon Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program. Over the span of a decade, Dr. DeYoung served in numerous roles at the hospital, including chief of staff, director of neonatal outreach, director of neonatal transport and department of medicine chair.

Dr. DeYoung holds a Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and he is board-certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center in Michigan, and he earned a fellowship of neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.