SYRACUSE, N.Y. Ã¢â‚¬â€ Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has named Dr. Marybeth McCall as vice president and chief medical officer of the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Central New York and Southern Tier regions.
McCall joined Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as associate medical director for utilization management in 2007. In that role, she was responsible for utilization, disease management and health care quality reviews.
Prior to joining Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, McCall was chief medical officer for Rome Memorial Hospital and previously served as chief medical officer for Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. She also has served as senior vice president and medical director for Faxton-St. LukeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Healthcare and associate medical director for the Masonic Home, both in Utica. In addition, McCall was a physician for the Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, Neb., and specialized in internal medicine in private practice.
McCall received her bachelorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s degree in chemical engineering from Manhattan College, Riverdale. She is a graduate of Georgetown UniversityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., and completed her internal medicine residency at University Health Science Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. She also earned a masterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, McCall is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American College of Physician Executives, American Medical Association, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. She also serves as a board member for Hospice and Palliative Care Inc., New Hartford, and the Boy Scouts of America Revolutionary Trails Council and American Heart Association, both in Utica.