Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Honors Donald Buckley with Emeritus Status

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By LAUREN SHOFF

CHESAPEAKE – Chesapeake Regional Medical Center has named former President and CEO Donald S. Buckley, Ph. D., its president emeritus. Buckley received the title as a sign of appreciation for his vision and significant contributions to the growth and success of Chesapeake General Hospital, Chesapeake Health and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Buckley served as the founding administrator of Chesapeake General Hospital from 1971 to 2005. As president and CEO of Chesapeake General Hospital and Chesapeake Health, Buckley guided the construction and creation of Chesapeake General Hospital as Virginia’s first private-room hospital. During his tenure, Buckley ushered the expansion of the hospital’s equipment, expertise and medical capabilities while expanding Chesapeake General Hospital from 171 beds to 310 beds.

A resident of Chesapeake, Buckley and his wife, Alvene, have three children and four grandchildren.

Bob Oman (right), chairman of the Chesapeake Hospital Authority board, presents former Chesapeake Regional Medical Center President and CEO Donald S. Buckley, Ph. D., with a plaque honoring Buckley as president emeritus.

Bob Oman (right), chairman of the Chesapeake Hospital Authority board, presents former Chesapeake Regional Medical Center President and CEO Donald S. Buckley, Ph. D., with a plaque honoring Buckley as president emeritus.

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