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Carol Fox, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Carol Fox MDA graduate of the Latrobe Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program through Thomas Jefferson University, and a practicing primary care physician within the system since 1990, Dr. Carol Fox has provided executive medical command for Independence Health System (formerly Excela Health) since 2005. Board certified in Family Medicine; she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Instrumental in the creation of hospital and system-wide physician advisory councils during her tenure as both CMO and Executive Medical Director of the employed physicians’ medical group, Dr. Fox understands the necessity of strong collaboration between administrators and care providers for the purpose of decision- making and evaluation of business, financial and purchasing decisions.

Dr. Fox has championed medical research in the areas of heart disease and stroke through the American Heart Association. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Fox is a 2022 Athena Award recipient. She and her husband, Jim, Council in Charge for the Disciplinary Council for the Western District of Pennsylvania, are the parents of three children and make their home in Unity Township, Westmoreland County.