Dr. Eric S. Bour has served as president of Greenville Health System (GHS) Hillcrest Memorial Hospital and Simpsonville Medical Campus since 2011. He currently serves as Chair of the GHS Quality and Patient Safety Council and is an Associate Professor of Surgery at University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville. Bour has practiced bariatric and general surgery in the Upstate of South Carolina for over a decade. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and certified by the American Board of Surgery. Bour received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Emory University and then attended the Pennsylvania State University Medical School. He completed his surgical residency and post-doctoral research fellowship at the Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He has also served as academic faculty at the Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and University of South Carolina before moving to Greenville. He and his wife, Katie, reside in Simpsonville.