Kote R. Chundu, M.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
In January 2010, Dr. Chundu was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of District Medical Group, formerly known as Medical Professional Associates of Arizona, (MedPro). From April 2005 through December 2009, Dr. Chundu was Chairman of the Board of MedPro. Dr. Chundu is the Medical Director of the Arizona Children's Center and the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Maricopa Medical Center since October 2000. Dr. Chundu joined Maricopa Medical Center in 1992 as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Prior to this, he was the Associate Director of the Pediatric ICU at Children's National Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesia at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
He received his medical degree from Guntur Medical College in India in 1981, and completed a pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. He also completed a pediatric critical care fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington D. C. in 1989. He is board certified in Pediatrics, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
As Clinical Professor of Pediatrics with University of Arizona, Dr. Chundu supervises the teaching of students and residents and is a steering committee director of the integrated pediatrics residency program at Maricopa Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Chundu has developed numerous research projects and is the author of many published articles. He is well-known for his presentations and lectures on both a local and national level.
Peg Loos - Chief Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
As Chief Operations Officer, Ms. Loos manages and oversees the Central Business Office, Human Resources, Credentialing, Facilities, and Information Systems departments within DMG. In addition, as Chief Compliance Officer, under Ms. Loos guidance, the Corporate Compliance program was developed and implemented, ensuring ongoing compliance in all areas, including patient billing, coding, documentation, OSHA and HIPAA.
Ms. Loos has a B.S. degree in Human Services from Doane College in Lincoln, Nebraska. She holds dual certification as a Certified Compliance Officer and a Certified Registered Medical Coder and has extensive knowledge and experience in State and Federal laws pertaining to Health Care Compliance.
Craig Jones - Director of Finance/Treasurer
Mr. Jones is DMGs Chief Financial Officer, and oversees the operations and staff of the centralized Accounting Department, including financial statements, accounts payable and receivable, and payroll. He has been with DMG since 2003, with impressive prior experience in healthcare financial administration. Mr. Jones is a C.P.A., and holds dual B.S. degrees in Accounting and Business from Grand Canyon University, and a Master of Public Administration, (MPA) from Western International University.