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Administration / Leadership

Executive Leadership Team

Greg Patterson, President
John Karagiannis, Vice President, Operations
Lisa Sergent, Senior Manager, Human Resources
Greg Branham, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Maggie Wolf, , Vice President, Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer

Senior Leadership Team

Norma Fishbein, RN, MSN, Director, Surgical Services
Diane Spence, RN, MBA, Director, Patient Care Services
Angela Mayer, MA, MHA, Director, Clinical Services

2022-2024 Medical Executive Committee

Rick Tao, MD, chief of staff
Adam Littich, MD, chief of staff elect
Radhika Smith, MD, secretary/treasurer
Matthew Mutch, MD, chief of surgical services
John Ellena, MD, chief of medicine services
Greg Branham, MD, chief medical officer and chair of credentialing
J. Chris Eagon, MD, chair of quality and safety
Jason Gillihan, MD, director of anesthesiology
Rick Tao, MD, director of emergency medicine
Adam Littich, MD, director of hospitalists
Suzanne Thibodeaux, MD, director of laboratory
Vamsi Narra, MD, director of radiology

Past Chief

C.B. Boswell, MD

Members at Large

Jacob Buchowski, MD
John Clohisy, MD
Judith Gurley, MD
Elizabeth Huebner, MD Evan Roller, MD
Radhika Smith, MD

Board of Directors

Nick Barto
C.B. Boswell, MD
Robert Cannon
Stacy Olinger
Greg Patterson
Rick Tao, MD
Jackie Tischler
Robert Saltman, MD
Paul Scheel, MD

Department Contacts

Admitting/Patient Access: Dolores Fumagalli
Barnes Jewish West County Surgery Center: Carrie Egizi, RN
Clinical Operations: Carolyn Evans, RN
Clinical Quality: Open position
Communications: Andrea Degenhart
Emergency Care: Jessica Davis, RN
Employee Activities: ​Kevin Sprecher, RN, MSN
Environmental Health and Safety, Emergency Preparedness: Erica Timmer
Environmental Services: Mirsada Dzindic
Facilities: Clayton Nowicki
Food and Nutrition: James Jacobsmeyer
Finance: Annie Mueller
Health Information Management: Rita Simpson
Infection Prevention: Cassandra Sherman
Information Systems: Steven Farmer
Intensive Care Unit: Jessica Davis, RN
Laboratory: Lauren Carroll
Laser Safety Officer: Jessica Cloud
Materials Management: Open Position
Marketing: Lindsey Daniel
Medical Staff Office, Physician Services interim support: Suzzi Harper, RN
Nutritional Counseling (outpatient): Julie Gettemeier, RN
Occupational Health: Elizabeth Kessel, RN, BSN
Orthopedic, Spine: Angela Mayer
Pain Management Center: Amy Kuntz, RN, BSN
Patient Accounts: Allison Myers
Patient Care (medical and surgical): Susan Freet, RN
Patient Experience: Heather Lazarides, MHA
Patient Safety, Risk Management: Lisa Cook, RN, MSA
Perioperative Patient Care (surgery): Melody Ellis, RN
Preoperative Assessment and Planning: Tammy Murphy
Professional Practice: Julie Gettemeier, RN
Pharmacy: Alyssa Thompson & Mark Menkus
Physician Outreach: Tracy Willcut
Program Manager (endoscopy, postanesthesia care unit): Teresa Ehlert, RN, BSN
Radiology: Amina Hodzic & Steve Wirth Radiation Oncology: Erin Wittland
Radiation Safety Officer: Max Amurao
Rehabilitation (outpatient): Keith Sanders, PT, MBA
Rehabilitation (inpatient): Heather Lazarides, MHA
Respiratory Care: Palmer Wade
Security: Dave Sedlacek
Sleep Lab: Chastity Johnson
Sterile Processing: Open Position
Siteman Cancer Center: Joyce Divanbeigi, RN
Volunteer Services, Mailroom: Kevin Sprecher, RN, MSN,


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