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Keith Ungrund

Chief Clinical Officer

Keith-UngrundKeith Ungrund is a Registered Nurse and serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for West Park Hospital.

Keith began his healthcare career in 1993 as a Certified Respiratory Therapist at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. While working as a Respiratory Therapist, he attended Kaskaskia College and graduated from the nursing program in 1995. Keith was hired into the Critical Care Unit at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital upon completion of the nursing program.

Keith continued his nursing career as a Critical Care Nurse and eventually became a Travel Critical Care Nurse where he gained experience in Neuro/Trauma, Cardiac, Surgical and Medical Critical Care Units in Seattle, Portland, Reno, Indianapolis and Greeley, Colorado.

Keith Ungrund met his wife during his travel assignment and eventually settled to her hometown of Cody, Wyoming.

Since joining Cody Regional Health in 2004, Keith has served as the E.D. Director, Medical Surgical Director and most recently as the Chief Clinical Officer for Cody Regional Health for the past 5 years. As Chief Clinical Officer, Keith was responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of opening a Cardiac Cath Lab at Cody Regional Health.

In 2017, Keith was awarded the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence by the Wyoming Hospital Association. The Norman S. Holt Award is presented annually to one outstanding nurse in Wyoming who exhibits a dedication to the nursing profession.

What Our Patients Have to Say
  • "My wife (Gerie Helton) and I traveled to Cody for our anniversary trip to Yellowstone National Park. On September 23, 2018 which would have been the first day of our trip she dislocated her left hip ( which had been replaced in 2009 0r 2010) while putting on her socks ( of all things.) We were staying at the Sunrise Motor Inn which fortunately was a short ambulance ride to your emergency room. The experience we had beginning with the EMT's who responded to the ambulance call, to the emergency room, and the next day on the second floor of your fine hospital is what ..."

    - Terry
  • "ER department went to great lengths to make this "out of towner" feel comfortable. Dr. Polley and Nurse Sarah were very professional and had a great bedside manner. It was my worst asthma attack and I felt very confident that I was getting top notch care."

    - Kelly
  • "Had to bring my daughter for a shoulder injury, on July 4th. I was thoroughly impressed. The staff was absolutely great, very friendly and compassionate. They took great care of my daughter and explained the diagnosis and discharge orders with great detail. I only wish our ER back home could be this professional. I know this is a smaller town and more tight knit, but this hospital/ER could set an example for the rest of the country. Thanks to the staff, physician and PA for the excellent care."

    - Chris
  • "I was a walk in patient on 5/29/18. I had been sick for several days while on a month long motorhome trip. The reception staff was friendly and efficient. I was seen quickly by the PA on duty, Robert Lang. He listened to me, did an exam, diagnosed my illness as acute bronchitis, and prescribed the necessary medication. I was feeling better in just a few days which enabled me to enjoy the remainder of my trip. I was sick and a long way from home so I really appreciated the excellent and friendly care that I received."

    - Bill