Dr. Barbara Shotwell is Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at Versalus Health. Dr. Shotwell has over 25 years of healthcare and operational experience in a variety of organizations. Dr. Shotwell brings exceptional leadership and broad-based clinical operations experience to Versalus where she leads a physician team focused on Private Payer case reviews, peer-to-peer discussions, and audits.
Before joining Versalus Health, Dr. Shotwell was a Physician Advisor for Mercy Health System in Philadelphia where she performed Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial case reviews and appeals, as well as led efforts in documentation improvement, readmission reduction, and strategic resource utilization. Before Mercy, she served as a Director of Operations at Executive Health Resources where she had operational oversight for 700 client hospitals and approximately 150 Physician Advisors. Also, she developed physician documentation improvement educational materials related to Medicare Compliance.
Earlier in her career, Dr. Shotwell was an attending surgeon at the Crozer-Keystone Health System where she served as Associate Director of the Nathan Speare Burn Treatment Center and was a Clinical Instructor of Surgery.
Dr. Shotwell holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania and received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her surgical residency at Thomas Jefferson University.