Midlothian Mayor Joins Methodist Charlton Medical Center Advisory Board

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Midlothian Mayor Boyce Whatley

Methodist Charlton Medical Center recently announced that Midlothian Mayor Boyce Whatley has joined the advisory board for the growing medical center. Mayor Whatley, a 29-year resident of Midlothian, TX, has been involved in city government for the past 19 years. He has served on the Midlothian City Council since 1999, including two terms as a city council member. He is now in his seventh year as Midlothian’s Mayor and is committed to maintaining Midlothian as a premier community where residents can work, recreate and raise their families in a safe, wholesome environment. In addition to serving in city government, Mayor Whatley has served in many capacities within his community, including Past President, Ellis County Foster Parent Association; Past Chairman/President, Midlothian Community Development Corporation (4B); Past Parks Board member; and Past Planning and Zoning Commissioner. Mayor Whatley recently retired from AT&T with 31 years of service. During his career he held multiple management jobs relating to operations, finance, and analysis.

“I am honored to be appointed to the Methodist Charlton Advisory Board,” says Mayor Whatley. “Methodist Charlton is known for providing excellent health care and I am pleased to be a part of advancing their mission.

“Mayor Whatley is a great servant leader in his community and he is a welcome addition to a talented and gifted group of leaders that make up the Methodist Charlton Advisory Board,” says Methodist Charlton President Jonathan Davis, FACHE. “Connecting and understanding the continued health care needs of the communities we serve is critical to providing excellent care. We are honored to have Mayor Whatley’s passion for service and guidance as part of our collective efforts to grow and provide excellent care at Methodist Charlton Medical Center.”

Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a 309-bed general acute care and teaching hospital serving the suburban communities of southwest Dallas County. Methodist Charlton provides a variety of exceptional programs, including cardiology, diabetes management, day surgery, emergency care, gastroenterology, general medicine and surgical care, neurology, nephrology, orthopedics and joint replacement, pulmonology, radiology, and women’s services. In September 2009, the hospital completed a $116 million renovation and expansion, adding a new patient bed tower, additional surgical services, and physician offices. The QuickCare Clinic for non-emergency care opened in Spring 2011 providing convenient extended hours and weekend access for non-life-threatening emergencies. Methodist Charlton has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology; an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by American Stroke Association; one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by Joint Commission; and has been nationally ranked for maternity care. For more information, visit www.MethodistHealthSystem.org/Charlton.