Dr. Kenneth Anderson Named Hospital Hero by Iowa Hospital Association

Lucas County Health Center congratulates Kenneth Anderson, DO for being named a 2019 Iowa Hospital Hero by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA).

“I am profoundly honored to be recognized for this award. I am sure there are many others more deserving. We have a great team at Lucas County Health Center and all are heroes,” said Dr. Anderson.

The Iowa Hospital Heroes award is presented to those who have performed a heroic deed or tirelessly given of their time, talent, and expertise to improve their organization and the world around them. These leaders exemplify honesty, integrity, humility, courage, and commitment. Dr. Anderson was one of only 11 people from across the state who were chosen and recognized on October 9, 2019 at the IHA Annual Meeting in Des Moines.

“For Dr. Anderson, serving his patients is what fuels his passion for excellence,” said Brian Sims, CEO. “He has served and cared for southern Iowa for more than 38 years and is a hero to the health center and the patients he serves.”

Dr. Anderson began his family practice in Humeston serving patients in both Wayne and Lucas counties as he delivered babies and made house calls. After completing his residency, he returned to Chariton where he founded LCHC Medical Clinic. He has practiced medicine in Lucas County for more than 38 years and currently serves as the Clinical Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer at LCHC.