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Steve Kilgore

Senior Vice President, Ballad Health Medical Services

Steve Kilgore portrait photo, head and shoulders

Steve Kilgore is the senior vice president of Ballad Health Medical Services. Prior to this role, Kilgore served as senior vice president of retail, outpatient and ambulatory services for Mountain States Health Alliance. He was also president and chief executive officer of Blue Ridge Medical Management Corporation, a for-profit, wholly-owned subsidiary of Mountain States Health Alliance. Kilgore was also director of development for a national publicly held physician practice management company and as executive director of a large, regional multi-specialty practice.

Kilgore has more than 30 years of health care experience in the areas of hospital/physician relations, development, physician practice acquisition, physician practice management, physician compensation and integrated delivery systems.  

He currently serves on a number of healthcare-related boards, including the board of the Hospital-Owned Physician Practice Executives of Tennessee and the Friends in Need Health Center, Inc. of Kingsport, Tennessee. Kilgore is a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives.

He received his master’s degree from Milligan College and his a bachelor’s degree in business administration/economics from King College. Kilgore and his wife, Cathy, live in Kingsport, Tennessee, with their daughters, Alison and Claire. They also have two adult children, Brantley and Clayton.