Dr. Thomas J. Kang has been elected chief of staff at Lane Regional Medical Center for 2016.

Joining Kang as medical staff officers are Dr. Juan C. Medina, vice chief of staff; Dr. Thomas N. Trahan, secretary-treasurer; and Dr. Joshua K. Best, medical staff representative to the board.

Kang, a general surgeon with Lane Surgery Group, has been a member of Lane Regional’s medical staff since 2012; Medina, internal medicine, since 1993; Trahan, medical director of Lane Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, since 1988; and Best, an OB-GYN with Bayou Regional Women’s Clinic, since 2010.