CEO and CMO Dr. Sonia Mehta: Wearing Two Hats at Loretto Hospital

Sonia Mehta, MD, MBA, has served as CEO and CMO of Loretto Hospital in Chicago since November 2012.Mehta

Prior to joining Loretto, Dr. Mehta served as president and CEO of the Hospital Sisters Health System Illinois/Wisconsin Medical Group based in Springfield, Ill., and has more than 16 years of healthcare leadership and clinical experience. She has held senior administrative positions at Victory Medical Center in Stanley, Wis., Condell Acute Care Centers in Libertyville, Ill., Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill.

In her role as CEO and CMO of Loretto Hospital, Dr. Mehta uses her dual experience as a clinician and an administrator. "I wear two hats in everything I do, and I always look at things from both perspectives," she told Becker's Hospital Review. "My leadership and clinical expertise are interwoven, so I don't split my job as CEO and CMO."

Dr. Mehta earned her medical degree from NHL Municipal Medical College of Ahmedabad, India, and completed her residency in internal medicine at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Ill. She received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

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