Burmeister Named to Executive Post at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Livingston and Saline Hospitals 02/07/2011 Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is pleased to introduce Keith Burmeister as the new vice president of clinical service lines for St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Livingston and Saline. The former chief executive officer of Michigan Heart, PC, Burmeister will retain oversight of cardiology services with the addition of orthopedics and oncology.
Burmeister joined Michigan Heart as chief operating officer in March 2009 and brings with him more than 25 years of clinical, finance, and operational experience. Previously he served as chief operating officer at Toledo, Ohio-based Genito-Urinary Surgeons, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo and a master’s degree from the University of Findlay.
In addition to Burmeister’s professional experience, he possesses a unique style of leadership, one that will foster growth and camaraderie. Perhaps his most notable achievement to date was playing a vital role in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System’s recent acquisition of Michigan Heart, which went into effect on January 1, 2011.