News | Published December 10, 2012

Anthony Cardell, MD, named executive director and chief medical officer of Mount Nittany Physician Group

Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Cardell, MD, to the position of executive director and chief medical officer for Mount Nittany Physician Group.

Dr. Cardell is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency at Temple University Hospital and his fellowship at Hershey Medical Center in cardiology, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease.

A cardiologist with Mount Nittany Physician Group, Dr. Cardell has served as medical director of the Physician Group since its inception. He has been an integral part of the management structure, as well as the medical staff as a whole.

"With years of clinical and administrative experience and expertise, Dr. Cardell brings to his new role a limitless passion and commitment to the growth and success of Mount Nittany Physician Group, and we are simply delighted to welcome Tony to the management team," said Steve Brown, FACHE, president and CEO of Mount Nittany Health.

Mount Nittany Physician Group currently employs approximately 65 physicians who provide a variety of primary and specialty care services at a growing number of offices throughout Central Pennsylvania. For more information, visit