St. Mark's Hospital - July 01, 2017

Physician leadership is a key to patient safety, clinical excellence, and exceptional patient outcomes.

St. Marks’ Hospital has contracted with the following physicians as medical directors of key service lines, programs, and functions. Medical directors are accountable to:

  • Develop standard practices that are consistent with best-known practice
  • Monitor & report patient outcomes and lead review of critical failures
  • Collaborate with operational leaders to plan, direct, supervise and coordinate as necessary to ensure effective and efficient management of the service
  • Facilitate communication among stakeholders

Current St. Mark’s Hospital medical directors are as follows:

  • Scott Hacking MD – Cath Lab
  • Vamsee Yaganti MD – Structural Heart Program
  • Sally Sharp MD – Echocardiography Lab / Valve Clinic
  • Kris Nielson MD – Nuclear Cardiology
  • Soheil Khan MD – Peripheral Vascular Program
  • Peter Hathaway MD –Vascular Laboratory
  • Christopher Campbell MD – Operating Room
  • Kristopher Mitchell MD – Trauma Program (Medical Director)
  • Rod McKinlay MD – Trauma Program Associate Medical Director; Bariatric Services)
  • Catherine Bowles MD – Lab & Pathology Services
  • Silvia Skripenova MD – Blood Bank
  • Mark Oliver MD – Infection Control Prevention
  • Jared Johnstun MD – Critical Care Services
  • Jeff Kurrus MD – Progressive Care Unit
  • Cameron Swinton MD – Neonatal Medicine
  • Robert Ball MD – Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Karen Zempolich MD – Gynecologic Oncology
  • Daren Watts MD – Women’s Services
  • Jorge Santibanez MD – Hospitalist Program
  • Evan Black MD – Stroke Treatment Program
  • James Chamberlain MD – Diabetes Program
  • Maryellyn Gilfeather MD – Radiology Services
  • Michael Bourne MD – Orthopedic Center of Excellence
  • Jeff Jackson MD – Total Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Landon Dickson MD – Inpatient Dialysis
  • Nitin Chandramouli MD – Cancer Services
  • James Pingree MD – Neurosurgery Service
  • Peter Fisher MD – Men’s Health / Urology
  • David Affleck MD – Cardiovascular Surgery Services
  • Gregory Christiansen MD – Cataract Surgical Services
  • Joseph Vick Roy MD – Acute Rehabilitation Center
  • Pierre Zabel MD – Transitional Care Center
  • Alan E Jeppsen MD – Inpatient Behavioral Health
  • Christopher Vinegra MD – Intensive Beh Hlth Outpt
  • Girish Kalva MD – Resource Utilization & Case Mgt
  • David Eller MD– Emergency Department & Patient Transfer Center
  • Karl Kirby MD– Graduate Medical Education

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