Cullman Regional Medical Group

Cullman Regional Medical Group brings you a network of more than 50 providers offering a broad range of specialty care. With convenient locations throughout Cullman and Hartselle, our providers are committed to providing quality, compassionate care to you and your family.

Cullman Regional 2022 Annual Report

We invite you to read all about our remarkable work and achievements over the past year.

Meet Our Team

James Clements

Chief Executive Officer

Charna Brown

Chief Nursing Officer

Lisa Courtney

Vice President, Physician Relations

Nesha Donaldson

Chief Financial Officer

William E. Smith, MD

Chief Medical Officer

  • Tim Culpepper, Chairman
  • Perry Knight, Vice Chairman
  • Sara Baker, Secretary
  • Dennis Richard, Treasurer
  • Beth Anderson, Immediate Past Chair
  • Ben Gomez, MD, Cullman Regional Medical Staff President
  • Mark Bussman
  • Ginger Hogeland
  • Roger Humphrey
  • Tyler Roden
  • James Clements, Cullman Regional President/CEO

Awards & Recognition

At Cullman Regional, our greatest priority is to provide quality care and excellent service to our patients and your families. These efforts have been recognized and validated by various third party organizations. Some recent awards and recognitions include:


Full Accreditation by The Joint Commission

Cullman Regional is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality and reflection that an organization has met certain performance standards. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 healthcare organizations and programs in the U.S.

Cullman Regional’s Joint Commission Quality Report

American Heart Association – Get With The Guidelines

Cullman Regional received the 2023 Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure GOLD PLUS award with Honor Roll  along with the Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. These awards recognize Cullman Regional for implementing quality improvement measures that help ensure  cardiovascular patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Accreditation

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Accreditation

Cullman Regional receives full Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) on July 6, 2016. This accreditation symbolizes Cullman Regional’s commitment to the community to provide the most effective response treatment and care when it comes to chest pain.

US News & World Report High Perform Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report Names Cullman Regional among Highest Performing in Heart Failure

Cullman Regional has been recognized as a High-Performing Hospital in Heart Failure 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® 2014

Cullman Regional was recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions. The recognition came as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for the following areas: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, VTE (venous thromboembolism) and Stroke.

Blue Distinction Center+ Knee/Hip

Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has designated Cullman Regional Medical Center as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. This designation reflects that Cullman Regional has demonstrated expertise and a commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Tier 1 Hospital

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has designated CRMC as a Tier 1 hospital for our commitment to quality, affordable healthcare. The program measures and ranks hospitals on the criteria of quality, patient experience and cost.

american joint replacement registry

American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Participant

The AJRR serves as a central clearing house for data on total joint replacement procedures performed at participating sites nationwide. Collected data helps identify implants that are performing better or poorer than others and helps match patient procedures and devices to ensure that every patient is receiving the best care possible.