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John Matsinger

As executive vice president and chief operating officer, John Matsinger, DO, MBA, oversees
Virtua’s hospitals, satellite emergency rooms, home care agency, rehabilitation centers, Virtua
Medical Group, and community health engagement services.
Dr. Matsinger previously served as executive vice president and system chief clinical officer. His
responsibilities included providing strategic direction, leadership and accountability for all
physician services as well as for setting the standards for the highest level of quality and safety
throughout Virtua — consistent with its mission and vision. He also served as a liaison between
the medical staff, administration and Board of Trustees.
Dr. Matsinger joined Virtua in 2008 as Medical Director of Medical Affairs. In this position he was
responsible for ensuring medical staff compliance with regulatory agencies, the Virtua Bylaws,
and policies and procedures. In addition, he oversaw Virtua’s Continuing and Graduate Medical
Education programs and ensured their compliance with accrediting standards.
In 2011, Dr. Matsinger became Medical Director of Operation at Virtua Voorhees and directly
interacted with the physicians in regards to quality initiatives and patient satisfaction. During his
time at Voorhees he was involved in a successful implementation of an electronic medical
record and the opening of a new world-class hospital campus that enhanced the medical
services offered to the residents of Southern New Jersey.
In 2012, Dr. Matsinger’s role expanded within Virtua to include Medical Director oversight for the
Virtua Medical Group. As Vice President of Medical Service, Dr. Matsinger was responsible for
coordinating the care of over 250 providers in the medical group and oversaw the
implementation of policies and procedures for the group. His role focused on creating synergy in
this large multidisciplinary group and he was involved in the group’s care redesign.
In 2000, Dr. Matsinger graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where
he also completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. In 2007, Dr. Matsinger
received an executive master of business administration from the LeBow School of Business at
Drexel’s University in Philadelphia. He is also a member of Beta Sigma Gamma, the
international business honors society and is a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic
Internists. Dr. Matsinger also successfully completed The Academy GE Fellows Program for
Physician Executives which develops future physician leaders across the healthcare industry.