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William Maples, MD

Dr-MaplesWilliam Maples, MD recently completed an appointment at Mission Health system in Asheville, NC where he had full-time responsibility for quality and patient safety. Named one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the United States by Thomson Reuters in 2012, and Truven Health Analytics in 2013 and 2014, Mission Health is a $1.2 billion integrated health system serving western North Carolina.

Before joining Mission in December 2010, he was a 25-year practicing physician/oncologist and quality leader at Mayo Clinic. He also served as an Associate Professor of Oncology at Mayo’s College of Medicine and as a Clinical Professor at Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
At Mayo, he worked with key leadership in the implementation of the quality program, including developing the Communication in Healthcare curriculum which was integral to Mayo Clinic Florida achieving top national performance in patient satisfaction during his tenure.

Dr.Maples is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Professional Research Consultants, and is the Executive Director for the Institute for Healthcare Excellence.

Dr.Maples earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and completed his residency and fellowship in oncology at the Mayo Graduate School College of Medicine. He and his wife, Mary, have two adult sons.