CNOS Leadership

Daniel Kensinger, M.D.


Medical Education : MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine

Residency & Internship : Albert Einstein Medical Center

Dr. Daniel Kensinger is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He joined CNOS after an internship and residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center.

Dr. Kensinger received his medical degree from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He Practices general orthopaedics and orthpaedic trauma.

Greg Carlson, PhD


Dr. Carlson has over 20 years of experience as a healthcare executive, serving 11 of those years as the CEO of a 500-bed community hospital in Owensboro, KY and 5 years as COO of Marian Health Center (now Mercy Medical Center) from 1990-1994. Dr. Carlson attributes his management success to building values based cultures, partnering with physicians, and implementing innovative programs to carry out the missions of organizations based on community needs.


In addition to his executive experience, Dr. Carlson has served as an Associate Professor and Director of Continuing Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, chair of Health Care Management at the University of South Dakota and visiting professor at the University of Minnesota and St. Leo University. He has also served as a healthcare consultant to many organizations focusing on strategic planning, organizational culture, integration strategies between physicians and hospitals, clinical quality, and has authored numerous publications including co-authoring the book Leading Healthcare Cultures: How Human Capital Drives Financial Performance.


Dr. Carlson earned his Masters of Health Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a PhD in Health Services and Policy from the University of South Carolina, as well as his Bachelors in Business and Political Science from Southwest Minnesota State University.