Al Pilong Jr.

Al Pilong Jr.


Novant Health UVA Health System named Al Pilong Jr. as senior vice president and CEO.

Pilong joins Novant Health UVA Health System from Munson Healthcare in Traverse City, Mich., where he was president of Munson Medical Center and chief operating officer of Munson Healthcare.

At Munson Healthcare, Pilong led the organization to receive an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a magnet designation for nursing for the third time and accreditation as a Blue Distinction Center for cardiac care, maternity care, and knee and hip replacement, among other awards and recognitions. Before that, he was president of Winchester Medical Center and senior vice president of Valley Health in Winchester.

Pilong holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, a Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, N.Y., and a Bachelor of Science from the Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.  

He will begin his new role April 1.

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