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New Chief of Staff Appointed for Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

Dec 05, 2017 07:47AM ● By MED Editor

The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System announces the appointment of Timothy L. Pendergrass, MD as Chief of Staff effective January 21, 2018.

 Dr. Pendergrass is a retired Colonel with over 30 years of active duty military service, first with the Army and then the Air Force. Prior to joining the Department of Veterans Affairs, he was the Chief of the Medical Staff for 1800 Army and Air Force, civilian and contract licensed independent practitioners at Brooke Army Medical Center.

 He received his Bachelor of Arts, Biology in 1983 from the University of Colorado, and his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 1987 from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.  He completed a transitional internship at Malcolm Grow Air Force Medical Center, Maryland in addition to a Diagnostic Radiology Residence in 1998 from David Grant Air Force Medical Center, CA. Dr. Pendergrass was also a Flight Surgeon with more than 900 hours of flight time. He holds a Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology.