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About St. Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport CT

Executive Team

About St. Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport CTSt. Vincent’s executive team members serve as leaders for the entire system in its efforts to provide Healthcare That Works, Healthcare That is Safe, Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind. In a spirit of collaboration and compassion, the team seeks to make decisions that will support the highest level of care and positively impact patients and families, employees and the community.

Fulfilling the mission of the Medical Center’s patron, St. Vincent de Paul, and carrying on the legacy of leadership of its founders, the Daughters of Charity, the Executive Team commits itself to serving as the compass for the organization, and to supporting the goal of spiritually-centered, holistic care for all persons, especially the poor and the vulnerable.

St. Vincent's executive team members


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Stuart G. Marcus, MD, FACS President & CEO, St. Vincent's Health Services Lawrence Schek, MD, FACC Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Chairperson of Cardiovascular Medicine Dale Danowski, RN, MBA Senior Vice President /Chief Operating Officer, Chief Nursing Officer Mitchell Fogel, MD, FACP Chairman and Clinical Vice President, Department of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer
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Dianne J. Auger
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, St. Vincent’s Health Services; President, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation
Raymond Baldwin
President and CEO of St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services
Peter Struzzi, JD 
Vice President, General Counsel Risk Management Corporate Responsibility
Cindy Czaplinski
 MSN, RN, NE-BC, Clinical Vice President, Oncology/Maternal Child Health/Nursing Operations
Christopher Given, Vice President, Finance, St. Vincent's Medical Center John Hackett St. Vincent's
Christopher Given
Vice President Finance
John Hackett
Vice President, Supply Chain, Chief Resource Officer, St. Vincent's Health Services

Margaret Hardy, RN, CEN, MS
Clinical Vice President/Executive Director of St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services

St. Vincent's Rick McCarthy, CIO, St. Vincent's Health Services Wayne Rustin
Bill Hoey, MAHCM, LCSW 
Vice President of Mission & Ethics
Rick McCarthy
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, St. Vincent's Health Services
Wayne Rustin
Chief Human Resources Officer
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Doodnauth Hiraman, MD
Chairman for Department of Emergency Medicine
Anthy Demestihas, MD, FACS
Chairperson of Surgical Services
Brooke Karlsen, MSN, RN
Vice President of Surgical Services
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