John Hensing, MD

Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer

hensing_johnJohn Hensing, MD, was appointed executive vice president, chief medical officer of Banner Health in 2009. He is responsible for care management and organizational performance, including medical management, care coordination, case management and management engineering. He also is charged with developing Banner’s health management infrastructure, improving patient engagement, designing innovative care models, and delivering clinically appropriate care systemwide.

Before joining Banner as senior vice president in 1995, Dr. Hensing practiced internal medicine in Arizona for 18 years, earning the Distinguished Internist of the Year Award. A Fellow of the American College of Physicians, he has served on several boards, including the system and foundation boards of Samaritan Health System, a Banner Health predecessor organization.

Dr. Hensing earned his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University and his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He served two years as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force before completing his residency training.