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Dr. Miller named Emergency Department medical director at hospital
Rob Miller, MD

Rob Miller, MD, has served as Emergency Department (ED) medical director for only a short time but already is “impressed with the resources” at The University of Kansas Health System Pawnee Valley Campus.

Dr. Miller credits this to local healthcare providers and administrators who share their talents and foresight while caring for and treating patients.

“The family-medicine providers at Pawnee Valley Campus are obviously talented and focused on high-quality care throughout central Kansas,” Dr. Miller said. “Administrators are constantly working to expand the number of resources available to patients and staff to improve healthcare in the region.”

Dr. Miller also fills the role of ED medical director at HaysMed; he has been in that position for four years.

“I am a full-time emergency physician at HaysMed and will start working some part-time shifts at Pawnee Valley Campus this fall,” Dr. Miller noted.

Responsibilities for the medical director position include supervising and developing the ED providers, and reviewing and creating protocols for patient safety.

“I am impressed with the amount of experience the ED providers at Pawnee Valley Campus have,” Dr. Miller commented. “I look forward to working with them in my new role.

“It has been very gratifying for me to be part of the transformation in the HaysMed Emergency Department,” Dr. Miller added. “For example, we have hired more physicians certified in emergency medicine and I have served on committees to help with quality improvement while refreshing our policies.

“I have heard countless comments from local residents that celebrate the enhanced quality of care. I am excited to see how I can help lead the ED team here in Larned.”

Melanie Urban, Pawnee Valley Campus administrator, said “we are excited to have Dr. Miller join our ED. Not only does he bring a wealth of ED experience and leadership to our team, he has a thorough understanding of what it takes to achieve service excellence.”

Dr. Miller earned his bachelor’s in biology in 2010 at Bethany College and medical degree in 2014 at The University of Kansas. During his KU emergency- medicine residency, he was chief resident from 2016-17.

He also was a LifeStar flight crew physician in 2016-17. He is board certified in emergency medicine.

Dr. Miller was born in Honolulu and moved throughout the United States because his parents were in the military.

He and his wife have four children.