About Roane General Hospital

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Our Mission

Roane General Hospital is dedicated to the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective health care services to improve the overall health of our community.  The work we do makes a difference in people’s lives. 

Our Vision

To be the benchmark of high-quality, high-reliability, patient-centered care. Let the patient know we care.

Our Values

Patient Safety


Compassion & Empathy

Evidence-Based Medicine

Continuous Training & Education


Executive Team

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Doug Bentz
Chief Executive Officer
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Julie Carr
Chief Clinical Officer

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Amy Downey
Chief Financial Officer

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Brent Watson, MD
Chief Medical Officer

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Cassandra Hildreth
Vice President of Nursing

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Tony Keaton
Vice President of Information Systems

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Jeff Tanner
Vice President of Therapy and Fitness Services

Board of Directors

Jack D. Garrett, II, President
William G. Downey, Jr., Vice President
R. Floyd Bowlby, Vice President
G. Jeanette Atkinson, Secretary
John A. Varda, Treasurer
Kevin M. Gaughan
Annie Hedges
Paul M. Hughes
John H. Taylor
Emily Westfall
Robert E. Zdanek
Douglas E. Bentz, Ex Officio; Chief Executive Officer
Scott Duffy, MD, Ex Officio; Chief of Staff