Dr. Keith Knepp

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Dr. Keith Knepp serves as President of Carle Health Greater Peoria. He began his clinical career as a physician in Eureka, Illinois in 2000, then came to Methodist Medical Center in Peoria in 2007 to join the faculty of the Family Medicine Residency Program. He subsequently served as Chief Medical Informatics Officer and then Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, before moving into his current position. Dr. Knepp received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and completed medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria. In 2016 he received his Certified Physician Executive certification from the American Association for Physician Leadership, and in 2019 completed his MBA through the University of Massachusetts. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics.

Dr. Knepp has served in various leadership positions, including as Medical Staff President of Methodist Medical Center and Eureka Community Hospital. He has served in the community on many non-profit boards including Easterseals, the Heart of Illinois United Way, Art Inc. and the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Keith and his wife Casey live in Peoria. He is especially proud of his four children, Emily, Ross, Grant and Galen, and loves spending time with them. He also enjoys reading, music, and just about anything outdoors.