G. Paul Matherne, MD
Matherne became Interim Chief Medical Officer in November 2019. As CMO, Matherne serves as the Medical Center’s senior physician, overseeing the UVA Health’s medical staff and working to ensure high-quality patient care and service.
Matherne's previous roles include serving as vice chair of clinical affairs in the Department of Pediatrics and associate chief medical officer for UVA Children's. Matherne also served as associate chair for research and vice chair for clinical affairs at UVA, as well as the division director of pediatric cardiology and medical director of the UVA Children’s Heart Center for nine years.
After 20 years performing medical research, Matherne received a master’s from UVA’s Darden School of Business and shifted his focus to administrative duties.
Matherne continues his work as a pediatric cardiologist and treats adults with congenital heart disease.