112 physician leaders to know | 2017

Becker's Healthcare is pleased to recognize the following physician leaders in the 2017 edition of the Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems list.

 The list features hospital and health system presidents and CEOs who also hold medical degrees. All members featured on this list have demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers. Many individuals have served in the top spots of multiple hospitals throughout their careers in addition to community boards and national organizations. These physicians also have accomplished clinical careers, giving them unique insight into the healthcare industry.

Hospitals led by physicians consistently appear as top hospitals among rating and ranking sites such as U.S. News & World Report and Healthgrades. Many CEOs featured on this list have led their institutions through significant growth projects and technology installations, and continue to keep an eye on future development.

Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list since 2012.

Richard Afable, MD. Executive Vice President of St. Joseph Health Southern California Region and President and CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health (Irvine, Calif.). Dr. Afable became CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health and executive vice president of St. Joseph Health Southern California Region in 2013 when Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Hospital, which he led as CEO for eight years, affiliated with St. Joseph Health. However, he plans to retire from both posts in December 2017.[CLICK HERE]

Steve Allen, MD. CEO of Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, Ohio). Dr. Allen has led Nationwide Children's since July 2006, overseeing The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation and The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children's Hospital. [CLICK HERE] 

Imran Andrabi, MD. President and CEO of ThedaCare (Appleton, Wis.). Dr. Andrabi became president and CEO of ThedaCare, a seven-hospital health system, in June after serving as Toledo region president and CEO of Cincinnati-based Mercy Health for two years. [CLICK HERE]

Lawrence Antonucci, MD. President and CEO of Lee Health (Fort Myers, Fla.). Dr. Antonucci joined Lee Health in 2007 as Cape Coral (Fla.) Hospital's chief administrative officer.[CLICK HERE]

Timothy Babineau, MD. President and CEO of Lifespan (Providence, R.I.). Dr. Babineau served as CEO of Providence-based Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital before accepting the promotion to serve as president and CEO of Lifespan, a four-hospital health system, in 2012. [CLICK HERE]

David Bailey, MD. President and CEO of Nemours (Jacksonville, Fla.). Dr. Bailey became president and CEO of Nemours, an integrated children's health system with two freestanding hospitals, in 2006. [CLICK HERE]

Patrick Battey, MD. CEO of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Dr. Battey spent a year as co-CEO of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital alongside Les Donahue before taking over as sole CEO in January 2016. [CLICK HERE] 

Paul Beaupré, MD. CEO of St. John's Medical Center (Jackson, Wyo.). Dr. Beaupré spent six years as CEO of San Jose, Calif.-based Good Samaritan Hospital before joining St. John's Medical Center as CEO in September 2016. [CLICK HERE] 

Amy Beiter, MD. CEO of Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital (Tucson, Ariz.). Dr. Beiter became CEO of Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital in 2012 after spending more than 20 years as a clinician. [CLICK HERE] 

Eric Bieber, MD. President and CEO of Rochester (N.Y.) Regional Health System. Dr. Bieber joined Rochester Regional Health System in 2014 from Cleveland-based University Hospitals, where he served as president of Community Hospitals Western Region. [CLICK HERE] 

Richard Boehler, MD. President and CEO of St. Joseph Hospital (Nashua, N.H.). Dr. Boehler joined St. Joseph Hospital in 2013 after serving as CMO of Emeryville, Calif.-based MedeAnalytics, a healthcare software technology provider. [CLICK HERE] 

Michael Born, MD. President and CEO of SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health (Rockford, Ill.). Dr. Born became president and CEO of SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, in July after spending three years as the health system's CMO and chief quality officer. [CLICK HERE]

Eric Bour, MD. CEO of Piedmont Newton Hospital (Covington, Ga.). Piedmont Newton Hospital named Dr. Bour CEO in July. [CLICK HERE]

Akram Boutros, MD. President and CEO of the MetroHealth System (Cleveland). Dr. Boutros, an internist by training, joined MetroHealth System as president and CEO in June 2013. [CLICK HERE]

Warren Browner, MD. CEO of Sutter Health's California Pacific Medical Center (San Francisco). Dr. Browner, a board-certified internist, joined California Pacific Medical Center in 2000 after spending 15 years as a full-time faculty member at University of California, San Francisco. [CLICK HERE]

John Brumsted, MD. President and CEO of University of Vermont Health Network and CEO of University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington). Dr. Brumsted became CEO of the 562-bed UVM Medical Center and The UVM Health Network, a six-hospital system including 1,000 physicians, in February 2012. [CLICK HERE]

Thomas Buchholz, MD. Physician-in-Chief and Executive Vice President of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. As the executive vice president and physician-in-chief of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Buchholz is responsible for the hospital's clinical faculty and operations. [CLICK HERE]

John Cacciamani, MD. CEO of Chestnut Hill Hospital (Philadelphia). Dr. Cacciamani was chief of clinical operations and informatics at Philadelphia-based Temple University Hospital for eight years before joining Chestnut Hill Hospital as CEO in 2012. [CLICK HERE] 

Michael Caligiuri, MD. Director of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (Columbus).  Dr. Caligiuri is director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. [CLICK HERE] 

David Carmouche, MD. Senior Vice President and President of Ochsner Health Network (New Orleans). Dr. Carmouche was executive vice president of external operations and CMO of Baton Rouge-based BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana before joining Ochsner Health Network as senior vice president and president in February 2016. [CLICK HERE]

Patrick Cawley, MD. CEO of MUSC Health and Vice President for Health Affairs of the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston). Dr. Cawley was promoted to CEO of Medical University of South Carolina Health and MUSC vice president for health affairs in January 2013. [CLICK HERE]

John Chessare, MD. President and CEO of Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Chessare became president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Medical Center in June 2010. [CLICK HERE]

Joanne Conroy, MD. President and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock (Lebanon, N.H.). Dr. Conroy became the second president and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock in August. [CLICK HERE]

Reginald Coopwood, MD. President and CEO of Regional One Health (Memphis, Tenn.). Dr. Coopwood joined Regional One Health in March 2010 after serving as CMO of Nashville (Tenn.) General Hospital at Meharry and CEO of Metropolitan Nashville Hospital Authority. [CLICK HERE] 

Norvell V. Coots, MD. President and CEO of Holy Cross Health (Silver Springs, Md.). Dr. Coots was named president and CEO of Holy Cross Health, a member of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, in 2016. [CLICK HERE] 

Steven Corwin, MD. President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City). Dr. Corwin is president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, which cares for more than 2 million patients annually. [CLICK HERE]

Delos (Toby) Cosgrove, MD. President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Cosgrove became president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic in 2004 and plans to step down from this role at the end of 2017. [CLICK HERE]

Michael Cruz, MD. President of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria, Ill.) and Interim Central Region CEO of OSF HealthCare System (Peoria, Ill.). Dr. Cruz joined OSF Saint Francis in 1987 as a resident in the emergency medicine program and became an emergency medicine attending physician in 1990. [CLICK HERE] 

Kenneth L. Davis, MD. President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System (New York City). Dr. Davis spent 10 years as president and CEO of Mount Sinai Medical Center before he was promoted to president and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System in September 2013. [CLICK HERE]

Ralph de la Torre, MD. Chairman and CEO of Steward Health Care System (Boston). In 2010, Dr. de la Torre founded Steward Health Care System, a privately owned healthcare services organization and community hospital network that includes 10 hospital campuses and approximately 3,000 physicians. [CLICK HERE]

James R. Downing, MD. President and CEO of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.). Dr. Downing became president and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in July 2014 after dedicating more than 20 years to advancing treatments for pediatric cancer as a clinician. [CLICK HERE]

Susan Ehrlich, MD. CEO of Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Dr. Ehrlich assumed her role as CEO of 397-bed Pricilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital in April 2016, after spending nine years as CEO of San Mateo (Calif.) Medical Center. [CLICK HERE] 

Melinda Estes, MD. President and CEO of Saint Luke's Health System (Kansas City, Mo.). Since 2011, Dr. Estes has led the 10-hospital Saint Luke's Health System, which includes home care and hospice, behavioral healthcare and physician practices. [CLICK HERE]

David Feinberg, MD. President and CEO of Geisinger (Danville, Pa.). In 2015, Geisinger recruited Dr. Feinberg from UCLA Hospital System, where he spent eight years as CEO, and named him president and CEO. [CLICK HERE]

Gerard J. Galarneau, MD. President of GHVHS Medical Group & CMO of Catskill Regional Medical Center (Harris, N.Y.).  Dr. Galarneau joined Greater Hudson Valley Health System in 2013 as CEO and CMO of Catskill Regional Medical Center. [CLICK HERE]

Raj Garg, MD, JD. President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Boca Raton, Fla.). Dr. Garg joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America in June 2016 after spending 24 years with the New York office of global management and consulting firm McKinsey & Company. [CLICK HERE]

Bryce Gartland, MD. CEO of Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods (Atlanta). Dr. Gartland joined Emory as a physician in 2005 and served in a variety of leadership roles, including COO, before being promoted to CEO in 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Randall Gibb, MD. CEO of Billings (Mont.) Clinic. Dr. Gibb joined Billings Clinic in 2006 as the first gynecologic oncology surgeon in the multi-state region. [CLICK HERE]

Richard Gilfillan, MD. CEO of Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.). Dr. Gilfillan brought more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience to Trinity Health in 2013 when he became CEO. [CLICK HERE]

Laurie H. Glimcher, MD. President and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and CEO of Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care (Boston). Dr. Glimcher is president and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, CEO of Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, director of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and a trustee of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care. [CLICK HERE]

Larry Goodman, MD. CEO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Dr. Goodman became CEO of Rush University Medical Center in 2002. [CLICK HERE]

Howard Grant, MD, JD. President and CEO of Lahey Health System (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Grant became president and CEO of Lahey Clinic in 2010 and oversaw its combination with Beverly, Mass.-based Northeast Health System to form Lahey Health System in 2012. [CLICK HERE]

Robert Grossman, MD. Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City). Since July 2007, Dr. Grossman has served as the Saul J. Farber Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Health, which includes five inpatient facilities and more than 200 clinical locations across New York. [CLICK HERE]

Lisa E. Harris, MD. Medical Director and CEO of Eskenazi Health (Indianapolis). Dr. Harris became medical director and CEO of Eskenazi Health in 2004, when it was known as Wishard Health Services. [CLICK HERE]

Marc Harrison, MD. President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City).  Dr. Harrison, a pediatric critical care specialist, has served as president and CEO of 22-hospital Intermountain Healthcare since October 2016. [CLICK HERE]

Richard Hart, MD, DrPH. President and CEO of Loma Linda (Calif.) University Health. Dr. Hart joined Loma Linda University Health in 1972 and served as chair of the department of health services, director of the Center for Health Promotion, chair of the school of medicine's department of preventive medicine and dean of the School of Public Health before his promotion to chancellor and CEO of Loma Linda University in 2001. [CLICK HERE]

Margot Hartmann, MD, PhD. President and CEO of Nantucket (Mass.) Cottage Hospital. Without prior experience in business or hospital administration, Dr. Hartmann took over the top leadership position at Nantucket Cottage Hospital in 2010. [CLICK HERE]

Rodney Hochman, MD. President and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health (Renton, Wash.). Dr. Hochman was president and CEO of Renton-Wash.-based Providence Health & Services before it merged with Irvine, Calif.-based St. Joseph Health to create Providence St. Joseph Health, a nonprofit health and social services system, in July 2016. [CLICK HERE]

Larry Kaiser, MD. President and CEO of Temple University Health System (Philadelphia). Dr. Kaiser became president and CEO of Temple University Health System and Lewis Katz Dean at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in 2008. [CLICK HERE] 

Neeraj Kanwal, MD. Interim President of ProMedica Defiance (Ohio) Regional Hospital and Senior Vice President of Inpatient and Retail Pharmacy of ProMedica (Toledo, Ohio). Dr. Kanwal became interim president of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital in February and continues to maintain his role as senior vice president of inpatient and retail pharmacy at Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica. [CLICK HERE]

Alan S. Kaplan, MD. CEO of UW Health (Madison, Wis.). Dr. Kaplan joined UW Health in May 2016 after spending seven years at Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health. [CLICK HERE] 

Gary Kaplan, MD. Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System (Seattle).  Dr. Kaplan has been CEO of Virginia Mason Health System since 2000. [CLICK HERE]

Donald Kearns, MD. President and CEO of Rady Children's Hospital (San Diego).  Rady Children's Hospital named Dr. Kearns president and CMO in 2013, and promoted him to president and CEO in 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Mark A. Keroack, MD. President and CEO of Baystate Health (Springfield, Mass.).  Dr. Keroack is president and CEO of Baystate Health and the system's insurance arm, Health New England. [CLICK HERE]

Narendra Kini, MD. CEO of Miami Children's Health System.  Dr. Kini became Miami Children's Hospital's president and CEO in 2008. [CLICK HERE]

Stephen Klasko, MD. President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health (Philadelphia). Dr. Klasko has transformed Jefferson Health from a three-hospital organization to a 10-hospital system since taking the helm in 2013. [CLICK HERE]

Arthur Klein, MD. President of Mount Sinai Health Network (New York City).  Dr. Klein became president of Mount Sinai Health Network in February 2013, fulfilling a newly created role managing the network's 18 hospitals, five nursing homes and 12 physician group practices. [CLICK HERE]

Mark Laney, MD. CEO of Mosaic Life Care (St. Joseph, Mo.). Dr. Laney became president and CEO of Mosaic Life Care in 2009 after spending 20 years at Fort Worth, Texas-based Cook Children's Health Care System. [CLICK HERE]

James Leonard, MD. President and CEO of Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Ill.). Dr. Leonard was promoted from vice president of medical affairs of Carle Foundation Hospital and associate medical director of Carle Clinic to president and CEO of Carle Foundation Hospital in 2000. [CLICK HERE]

Alan List, MD. President and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Fla.).  Dr. List joined Moffitt Cancer Center in 2003 as an oncologist and held various top-level positions at Moffitt's malignant hematology division before he was named president and CEO. [CLICK HERE]

William Lunn, MD. CEO of Tulane Medical Center (New Orleans).  Dr. Lunn's expertise bridges the spheres of private practice and academic medicine. [CLICK HERE]

John Mazziotta, MD, PhD. Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and CEO of UCLA Health (Los Angeles).  Dr. Mazziotta became CEO of UCLA Health and vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences in 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD. CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Dr. Freischlag joined Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center as CEO in April 2017. She previously served as vice chancellor for human health sciences and dean of Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis School of Medicine, and surgeon-in-chief of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins. [CLICK HERE]

Michael McDermott, MD. President and CEO of Mary Washington Healthcare (Fredericksburg, Va.). Dr. McDermott spent 18 years practicing at Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg before joining Mary Washington Healthcare, a nonprofit system consisting of two hospitals, 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services, as president CEO in 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Sonia Mehta, MD. CEO and CMO of Loretto Hospital (Chicago). ). Dr. Mehta joined Loretto Hospital as CEO and CMO in 2012. The nonprofit community hospital serves around 33,000 patients and is the largest non-governmental employer in Chicago's Austin community with 600 employees. [CLICK HERE]

Nanette Mickiewicz, MD. President and CEO of Dominican Hospital (Santa Cruz, Calif.).  Dr. Mickiewicz became the first physician president and CEO of Dominican Hospital in 2007. [CLICK HERE]

Redonda Miller, MD. President of The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore). Dr. Miller became the first woman to lead Johns Hopkins Hospital as president in 2016. [CLICK HERE]

Lori Morgan, MD. President and CEO of Huntington Hospital (Pasadena, Calif.). Dr. Morgan took the reins as president and CEO of Huntington Hospital in September after spending eight years as corporate vice president of Portland, Ore.-based Legacy Health, a seven-hospital system. [CLICK HERE]

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD. President of Brigham Health (Boston).  Dr. Nabel, a cardiologist and biomedical researcher, became president of Brigham Health in 2010, overseeing Brigham and Women's Hospital as well as 150 outpatient practices with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians. [CLICK HERE]

Daniel Napierkowski, MD. President of Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital (Garfield Heights, Ohio) and President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Euclid (Ohio) Hospital. In May 2017, Cleveland Clinic appointed Dr. Napierkowski president of 315-bed Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital. [CLICK HERE]

Brian Nester, DO. President and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network (Allentown, Pa.). Dr. Nester became president and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network in 2014, where he practices emergency medicine and oversees more than 15,000 affiliated healthcare professionals. [CLICK HERE]

Janice Nevin, MD. President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.).  Dr. Nevin joined Christiana Care Health System as CMO and chief patient safety officer in 2002 and was appointed president and CEO in 2014. [CLICK HERE]

Kurt Newman, MD. President and CEO of Children's National Health System (Washington, D.C.). Dr. Newman became president and CEO of Children's National Health System in 2011. [CLICK HERE]

Bruce Murphy, MD, PharmD. CEO of Arkansas Heart Hospital (Little Rock). Dr. Murphy has led Arkansas Heart Hospital as president and CEO since 2011. [CLICK HERE]

John H. Noseworthy, MD. President and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). In 2009, Dr. Noseworthy became president and CEO of Mayo Clinic, overseeing more than 63,000 employees who care for 1.3 million patients annually. [CLICK HERE]

Lesley Ogden, MD. CEO of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital (Lincoln City, Ore.) and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital (Newport, Ore.). Dr. Ogden serves as CEO of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, both nonprofit, 25-bed critical access hospitals. [CLICK HERE]

Steven Packer, MD. President and CEO of Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula. Dr. Packer became president and CEO of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in 1999. [CLICK HERE]

 Reuven Pasternak, MD. CEO and Vice President for Health Systems of Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Hospital. In 2012, Dr. Pasternak became CEO and vice president of health systems for Stony Brooke University Hospital, a 597-bed facility with more than 5,500 employees. [CLICK HERE]

Ronald Paulus, MD. President and CEO of Mission Health (Asheville, N.C.). Dr. Paulus began leading Mission Health System as president and CEO in 2010. [CLICK HERE]

Charles Peck, MD. President and CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Health System. Dr. Peck brought more than 35 years of experience as a clinician, scientist, faculty administrator and healthcare leader to his role as president and CEO of Piedmont Athens Regional Health System in March 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Joseph Pepe, MD. President and CEO of Catholic Medical Center (Manchester, N.H.) and CEO of GraniteOne Health (Wolfeboro, N.H.). Dr. Pepe was initially hired as Catholic Medical Center's CMO in 2000, and quickly worked his way up the ranks to become CEO of Catholic Medical Center in 2012. [CLICK HERE]

Daniel K. Podolsky, MD. President of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas). Dr. Podolsky is president of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, a position he has held since 2008. [CLICK HERE]

John Popovich Jr., MD. President and CEO of Henry Ford Hospital and Executive Vice President and CMO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit). Dr. Popovich joined Detroit-based Henry Ford Hospital as a senior staff physician in 1980 and worked his way up to become president and CEO of the hospital. [CLICK HERE]

Roy Proujansky, MD. Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations (Wilmington). Dr. Proujansky was appointed executive vice president and chief executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations in 2006. [CLICK HERE]

Clint Purvance, MD. President and CEO of Barton Health (Lake Tahoe, Calif.). Dr. Purvance was named president and CEO of Barton Health in September 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Paul G. Ramsey, MD. CEO of UW Medicine (Seattle). Dr. Ramsey has served as CEO of UW Medicine and executive vice president for medical affairs and dean of University of Washington School of Medicine since June 1997. [CLICK HERE]

Marsha D. Rappley, MD. Vice President of Virginia Commonwealth University Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System (Richmond). Dr. Rappley became vice president for health sciences of Virginia Commonwealth University and CEO of VCU Health System in August 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Prem Reddy, MD. Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare (Ontario, Calif.). Dr. Reddy is a double-board certified physician in internal medicine and cardiology with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare. [CLICK HERE]

David Reich, MD. President and COO of The Mount Sinai Hospital and President of Mount Sinai Queens (New York City).  Dr. Reich was appointed to dual leadership roles as COO of The Mount Sinai Hospital and president of Mount Sinai Queens in 2013. [CLICK HERE]

Jonathan Ringo, MD. President and COO of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Ringo was named president and COO of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore in May. [CLICK HERE]

Cliff Robertson, MD. CEO of CHI Health and Senior Vice President of Divisional Operations of CHI (Englewood, Colo.). Dr. Robertson brought more than 15 years of healthcare and private business leadership experience to his current role as CEO of CHI Health and senior vice president of divisional operations of CHI. [CLICK HERE]

Joseph Robertson Jr., MD. President of Oregon Health and Science University (Portland). Dr. Robertson originally joined OHSU as a resident in 1979 and was named president in 2006. [CLICK HERE]

Paul Rothman, MD. CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore). Dr. Rothman became CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2012 and serves as dean of the medical faculty and vice president for medicine at Baltimore-based The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. [CLICK HERE]

Kenneth N. Sable, MD. President of Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.). Dr. Sable joined Jersey Shore University Medical Center in December 2014. [CLICK HERE]

Steven M. Safyer, MD. President and CEO of Montefiore Medicine (New York City).  Dr. Safyer was appointed president and CEO of Montefiore in 2008. [CLICK HERE]

Ihor Sawczuk, MD. President of Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center. Dr. Sawczuk was named president of Hackensack Meridian Health's Hackensack University Medical Center in April 2016 after spending 15 years as chairman of the department of urology. [CLICK HERE]

John Jay Shannon, MD. CEO of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (Chicago). Dr. Shannon joined John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in 1990 after completing his medical training in pulmonary and critical care medicine. [CLICK HERE]

Peter L. Slavin, MD. President of Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). Dr. Slavin was named president of 999-bed Massachusetts General Hospital in 2003 after spending three years as chairman and CEO of Boston-based Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, a 1,700-member physician group. [CLICK HERE]

Anthony D. Slonim, MD, DrPH. President and CEO of Renown Health (Reno, Nev.). Dr. Slonim joined Renown Health in May 2014 and serves as a clinical professor in internal medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. [CLICK HERE]

Thomas B. Smyth, MD. President and CEO of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (Towson). In May 2016, Dr. Smyth became president and CEO of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after spending decades in private practice. [CLICK HERE]

Mohan Suntha, MD. President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore). Before he was appointed president and CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center in September 2016, Dr. Suntha spent four years as president and CEO of Towson-based University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. [CLICK HERE]

Kevin Tabb, MD. President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston).  Dr. Tabb was appointed president and CEO of 651-bed Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of Boston-based Harvard Medical School's affiliated teaching hospitals, in 2011. [CLICK HERE]

Tony Tedeschi, MD. CEO of Detroit Medical Center.  Dr. Tedeschi was named CEO of Detroit Medical Center in January, responsible for the health system's eight hospitals and institutes. [CLICK HERE]

Craig B. Thompson, MD. President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering (New York City). Dr. Thompson was named president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering in November 2010 after spending 11 years at University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. [CLICK HERE]

David Torchiana, MD. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston).  In February 2015, Dr. Torchiana was appointed president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, a nonprofit academic health system founded by Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in 1994. [CLICK HERE]

Nick Turkal, MD. President and CEO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee). Dr. Turkal was appointed CEO of Aurora Health Care in 2006, responsible for the health system's overall strategy and direction. [CLICK HERE]

John Warner, MD. Vice President and CEO of UT Southwestern University Hospitals (Dallas).  In 2012, the UT Southwestern University Hospitals named Dr. Warner vice president and CEO. [CLICK HERE]

Chad Whelan, MD. President of Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, Ill.). Dr. Whelan joined Loyola University Medical Center as senior vice president and CMO in 2014 and was promoted to president of the 547-bed hospital in May. [CLICK HERE]

Penny Wheeler, MD. President and CEO of Allina Health (Minneapolis). Dr. Wheeler became the first female president and CEO of Allina Health in 2014 after spending eight years as the system's chief clinical officer. [CLICK HERE]

David Williams, MD. President and CEO of UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home (West Des Moines, Iowa).  As president at CEO of UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home, Dr. Williams is responsible for the ambulatory division of UnityPoint Health. [CLICK HERE]

Ginger Williams, MD. President and CEO of Oaklawn Hospital (Marshall, Mich.).  Dr. Williams was promoted from CMO to president and CEO of 77-acute care bed, nonprofit Oaklawn Hospital in January 2013. [CLICK HERE]

Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD. Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of Michigan Medicine (Ann Arbor, Mich.). The University of Michigan Board of Regents named Dr. Runge executive vice president for medical affairs and CEO of Michigan Medicine in March 2015. [CLICK HERE]

Howard Federoff, MD. Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of UC Irvine (Calif.) Health. Dr. Federoff became CEO of UC Irvine Health System in January 2016. [CLICK HERE]

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