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Our Leadership

MedStar Health’s physicians, nurses, researchers, and support staff are all focused on one thing—caring for you and your family. Our 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians support MedStar’s patient-first philosophy of care, compassion, clinical excellence, and customer service. With an extensive regional health network throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. metro area, our team impacts the lives of millions of people each day.

Corporate Executives

Kenneth A. Samet, FACHE
President and CEO

Michael J. Curran
Executive Vice President and
Chief Administrative Officer

M. Joy Drass, MD
Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer

Stephen R. T. Evans, MD
Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

oliver johnson

Oliver M. Johnson II
Executive Vice President and General Counsel

kevin kowalski

Kevin P. Kowalski
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategy

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Maureen P. McCausland, DNSc
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Jennie P. McConagha
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Susan K. Nelson
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Eric R. Wagner
Executive Vice President, Insurance and Diversified Operations

Loretta Young Walker
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Entity Presidents

Traci K. Anderson
President, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association

Bradley S. Chambers
President, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

Bob Gilbert
President, MedStar Ambulatory Service

Richard Goldberg, MD
President, MedStar Medical Group

Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP
President and Chief Medical Officer, MedStar Harbor Hospital and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

Samuel E. Moskowitz, FACHE
President, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

John Rockwood
President, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

Michael C. Sachtleben
President, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

T.J. Senker, FACHE
President, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

John Sullivan
President, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

Neil J. Weissman, MD, FACC
President, MedStar Health Research Institute

Christine Wray, FACHE
President, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health

Corporate and Operational Leadership

Chiledum Ahaghotu, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Gregory J. Argyros, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Bruce A. Bartoo
Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Stuart B. Bell, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Martin Binstock, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

Lisa M. Boyle, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Joel N. Bryan
Vice President, Treasurer

Diane Caslow
Vice President, Strategic and Business Planning

Frederick Finelli, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Debora Kuchka-Craig, FHFMA
Senior Vice President, Managed Care

John Lock
Interim Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Jeffrey A. Matton
Senior Vice President, MedStar 2020 Performance Transformation

David Mayer, MD
Vice President, Quality and Safety

Stephen T. Michaels, MD
Chief Operating and Medical Officer, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Mimi Novello, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Jamie S. Padmore
Vice President, Academic Affairs

Kerry Richard
Vice President and Deputy General Council

Ed Robinson
Vice President, Integrated Support Operations

Mark Schneider
Interim Chief Information Officer

Larry L. Smith
Vice President, Risk Management

Mark S. Smith, MD
Chief Innovation Officer and Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation

Pegeen Townsend
Vice President, Government Affairs