Dr. Paul Riggs named chief of staff for Charles George VA Medical Center

Media advisory from the Charles George VA Medical Center:

Dr. Paul Riggs has been named the Chief of Staff for Charles George VA Medical Center (CGVAMC) and its three Community-based Outpatient Centers (CBOCs), effective Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Dr. Riggs joined the VA on June 01, 2004 and has served as the Interim Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Chief Primary Care, Assistant Chief of Primary Care, and as the Director of CGVAMC Veterans Integrative Pain Management Program.

“In addition to being a skilled physician, Dr. Riggs has a visible passion to serve those who have served our nation. I believe this combination of clinical and administrative experience makes him an ideal fit for the Western North Carolina and the Veterans we serve,” said Medical Center Director Steph Young regarding Dr. Riggs’ new appointment.

In this key role, Dr. Riggs will be responsible for providing administrative and clinical oversight to all clinical service lines at the Asheville VA Medical Center and its CBOCs.

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