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Portrait of Chad Reade, MD
Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital

Chad Reade, MD

Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

Chad Reade, MD, an internal medicine physician and integral member of the Methodist Hospital physician leadership team, is the vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer (VPMA/CMO) for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Reade began his career at Methodist Physicians Clinic (MPC) – the HealthWest location – in 2011. He’s held numerous leadership roles with MPC, including medical director of special projects and assistant director of clinical quality. His Methodist Hospital leadership experience includes serving on the medical executive committee for several years; since 2022 he has also been the medicine department chair. He has also served since 2011 as the attending physician for University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) internal medicine interns and residents.

In his new role, Dr. Reade will be instrumental in the development of Methodist Health System’s strategic plans. He will oversee the evaluation of new developments in medical innovation, assist in the recruitment and retention of excellent medical providers, and supervise the leadership and services of the medical staff. 

As a Regents scholar and graduate with high distinction from both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and UNMC, Dr. Reade then completed residency and a chief resident year at UNMC. This experience fueled an interest in both healthcare quality and safety, as well as physician leadership.