KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, a Kansas City-based post-acute operator, has promoted Dr. Anthony Burgess to chief medical officer.
In his new role, Burgess will lead Tutera’s clinical teams to oversee policy, training and protocols to ensure the quality continuum of care for residents. Previously, Burgess served as corporate medical director, overseeing Tutera’s community-based medical directors at the company’s 47 communities in 13 states.
Prior to joining the Tutera staff, Burgess served Tutera residents as a consulting physiatrist.
After earning three undergraduate degrees in biology, chemistry and psychology at Baylor University, Burgess attended St. Matthews University School of Medicine and completed his clinical training at the Cleveland Clinic. While in medical school, Burgess also earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration. He then completed his residency at the Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine.