Dennis P. McKenna, MD ’92, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Albany Med Health System. Dr. McKenna is an Emergency Department physician who joined Albany Med in 2000. He has served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department, Medical Director of the Hospital, and President of the Albany Med Faculty Physician Group.
He spent 20 years in the military with numerous tours of combat duty in the Middle East and Africa. After graduation from medical school, he spent five years in service to the United States on active duty as a Medical Officer, including a deployment as a battalion surgeon for the Marines to Somalia.
A graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, Cornell University and Albany Medical College, Class of 1992, Dr. McKenna completed his residency at Albany Med. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and continues to work as an attending physician.