Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems

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Becker's Hospital Review names 100 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems. They are listed here.

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Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems," featuring hospital and health system executives who also hold medical degrees or are doctors of osteopathic medicine.

Physician leaders on this list were chosen based on their healthcare leadership experience, accolades and commitment to promoting quality care.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders through an editorial review process. Leaders included on the "100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems" this year are listed below in alphabetical order.

Richard Afable, MD. President and CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health (Newport Beach, Calif.).

Steve Allen, MD. CEO of Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, Ohio).

Steven M. Altschuler, MD. President and CEO of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Timothy Babineau, MD. President and CEO of Lifespan (Providence).

Ben Bache-Wiig, MD. Vice President of Allina Health and President of Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis).

David J. Bailey, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Nemours (Jacksonville, Fla.).

Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH. CEO of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital (Los Angeles).

Richard B. Becker, MD. President and CEO of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Hospital Center.

Amy Beiter, MD. President and CEO of Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital (Tucson, Ariz.).

Richard Boehler, MD. President and CEO of St. Joseph Healthcare (Nashua, N.H.).

Marc Boom, MD, MBA. President and CEO of The Methodist Hospital System (Houston).

Akram Boutros, MD. President and CEO of The MetroHealth System (Cleveland).

George J. Brown, MD. President and CEO of Legacy Health System (Portland, Ore.).

John R. Brumsted, MD. CEO of Fletcher Allen Health Care (Burlington, Vt.).

John Cacciamani, MD, MBA. CEO of Chestnut Hill Hospital (Philadelphia).

John B. Chessare, MD. President and CEO of Greater Baltimore Medical Center HealthCare.

Steven J. Corwin, MD. CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System (New York City).

Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, MD. President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic.

Kenneth L. Davis, MD. President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System (New York City).

Ralph de la Torre, MD. Chairman and CEO of Steward Health Care System (Boston).

James Downing, MD. President and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.).

Reginald J. Eadie, MD. President and CEO of DMC Harper-Hutzel Hospital (Detroit).

Ann Errichetti, MD. CEO of St. Peter's Hospital (Albany, N.Y.).

Melinda Estes, MD, MBA. CEO of Saint Luke's Health System (Kansas City, Mo.).

David T. Feinberg, MD, MBA. President of UCLA Health System and CEO of the UCLA Hospital System (Los Angeles).

Donald Fesko, DO, MBA. CEO of Community Hospital (Munster, Ind.).

Steven G. Gabbe, MD. Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (Columbus).

Joseph Golbus, MD, MBA. President of NorthShore Medical Group (Evanston, Ill.).

Jeffrey Gold, MD. Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha).

Richard L. Goldberg, MD. President of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Senior Vice President of Medstar Health (Washington, D.C.).

Larry J. Goodman, MD. President and CEO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago).

Gary L. Gottlieb, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston).

Howard R. Grant, MD, JD. CEO of Lahey Clinic (Burlington, Mass.).

Robert I. Grossman, MD. CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City).

Dean Gruner, MD. President and CEO of ThedaCare (Appleton, Wis.).

Lisa E. Harris, MD. Medical Director and CEO of Wishard Health Services (Indianapolis).

Louis I. Hochheiser, MD. CEO of St. John's Medical Center (Jackson, Wyo.).

Rodney F. Hochman, MD. President and CEO of Providence Health & Services (Renton, Wash.).

Kevin Joseph, MD. CEO of West Chester (Ohio) Hospital.

Larry R. Kaiser, MD. Senior Executive Vice President and CEO of Temple University Health System (Philadelphia).

David Kapaska, DO. Regional President and CEO of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center (Sioux Falls, S.D.).

Alan S. Kaplan, MD. President and CEO of UnityPoint Clinic (West Des Moines, Iowa).

Gary S. Kaplan, MD. Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System (Seattle).

Robert Kent, DO. CEO of Summa Western Reserve Hospital (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio).

M. Narendra Kini, MD. President and CEO of Miami Children's Hospital.

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University Health System (Philadelphia).

Bernard Klein, MD. CEO of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center (Mission Hills, Calif.).

Mark Laney, MD. President and CEO of Heartland Health (St. Joseph, Mo.).

Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD. CEO of University of Utah Health Care (Salt Lake City).

James Leonard, MD. President and CEO of The Carle Foundation (Urbana, Ill.).

William Lunn, MD. CEO of Tulane Medical Center (New Orleans).

Stephen Markovich, MD. President of Riverside Methodist Hospital (Columbus, Ohio).

John McCabe, MD. CEO of Upstate University Hospital (Syracuse, N.Y.).

John D. McConnell, MD. CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.).

Sonia Mehta, MD, MBA. CEO and CMO of Loretto Hospital (Chicago).

Nanette Mickiewicz, MD. President of Dominican Hospital (Santa Cruz, Calif.).

John Murphy, MD. President and CEO of Western Connecticut Health Network (Danbury).

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD. President of Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospital (Boston).

Janice Nevin, MD, MPH. President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.).

Kurt Newman, MD. President and CEO of Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.).

John H. Noseworthy, MD. President and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.).

Steven J. Packer, MD. President and CEO of Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula.

L. Reuven Pasternak, MD, MPH, MBA. CEO of Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Hospital.

David C. Pate, MD, JD. President and CEO of St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho).

Ronald Paulus, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Mission Health System (Asheville, N.C.).

Joseph Pepe, MD. President and CEO of CMC Healthcare System (Manchester, N.H.).

C. Wright Pinson, MD, MBA. CEO of Vanderbilt Health System (Nashville, Tenn.).

Daniel K. Podolsky, MD. President of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas).

Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD. Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at University of Chicago Medicine.

John Popovich, MD. President and CEO of Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit).

Jon L. Pryor, MD. CEO of Hennepin County Medical Center (Minneapolis).

Ramanathan Raju, MD, MBA. President of New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.

Paul G. Ramsey, MD. CEO of UW Medicine (Seattle). D

Mack Reavis, MD. President and CMO of Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Medical Center.

James K. Reed, MD. President and CEO of St. Peter's Health Partners (Albany, N.Y.).

Robert C. Robbins, MD. President and CEO of Texas Medical Center (Houston).

William L. Roper, MD. CEO of UNC Health Care System (Chapel Hill, N.C.).

Paul B. Rothman, MD. CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore).

Fred Rothstein, MD. President of University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland).

Steven M. Safyer, MD. CEO of Montefiore Medical Center (New York City).

Mike Schatzlein, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Saint Thomas Health Services (Nashville, Tenn.).

Joseph A. Scopelliti, MD. President and CEO of Guthrie Health (Sayre, Pa.).

John Shannon, MD. CEO of Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

David J. Shulkin, MD. President of Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center.

Peter L. Slavin, MD, MBA. President of Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston).

Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH. President and CEO of Renown Health (Reno, Nev.).

Charles Sorenson, MD. President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City).

Jeffrey Sperring, MD. President and CEO of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis).

Glenn Steele Jr., MD, PhD. President and CEO of Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.).

Paul Summerside, MD. CMO and Chief Compliance Officer of BayCare Clinic (Green Bay, Wis.).

Kevin Tabb, MD. President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston).

Patrick Taylor, MD. President and CEO of Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.).

Anthony J. Tedeschi, MD. CEO of Vanguard Weiss Memorial Hospital (Chicago).

Jeffrey Thompson, MD. CEO of Gundersen Health System (La Crosse, Wis.).

Nick Turkal, MD. President and CEO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee).

Michael Waldrum, MD. President and CEO of the University of Arizona Health Network (Tucson).

James Weinstein, DO. CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock (Lebanon, N.H.).

Allen S. Weiss, MD. President and CEO of NCH Healthcare System (Naples, Fla.).

Michael Wiemann, MD. President of Providence Hospital (Southfield, Mich.).

Nicholas Wolter, MD. CEO of Billings (Mont.) Clinic.

The full list can be read here

Note: Leaders did not and cannot pay to be included on the list. Individuals are presented in alphabetical order.

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.


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