||About St. Alexius Hospital - Leadership
The Advisory Board is the legal authority in the Hospital and is responsible for the overall planning, directing, control and management of the activities and functions of the Hospital. The Advisory Board recommends and implements Hospital policy, promotes performance improvement, facilitates and encourages quality patient care, and provides for operation of the Hospital.
The following are a listing of St. Alexius Hospital’s Advisory Board:
Rich DeStefane, Chairman
Greg Becker, Vice-Chairman
Mike Kyzer, M.D., Secretary
Glenn Appelbaum, COO, IPC, The Hospitalist Company
David Armstrong, Success Legal Counsel
Matthew Brandt, CFO, St. Alexius Hospital
Brother Warren Longo, Alexian Brothers
Brian Dunn, CEO, Success Healthcare.
Abby Ghattas, Geitner Nursing Home
Asif Habib MD
Sam Hawatmeh MD
Russell Kraeger MD
Michael Motte, CEO, St. Alexius Hospital
Lisa Moylan, CNO, St. Alexius Hospital
Venkata Pante MD
Junaid Syed MD
MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS, DEPT. DIRECTORS & SECTION CHIEFS
MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS:
President - Gregory Becker, M.D.
Vice President - Sanjeev Kamat, M.D.
Secretary/Treasurer - James Kelly, M.D.
Past President - Venkata Pante, M.D.
MEDICAL STAFF DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS (Members of MEC)
Anesthesiology - Brad Bernstein, M.D.
Emergency Medical Services - Michael Kyzer, M.D.
Family Practice & Medicine - Venkata Pante, M.D.
Pathology & Lab Medicine - Weldon Schott, M.D.
Psychiatry - Junaid Syed, MD
Radiology - Jeffery Hardy, M.D.
Surgery - Russell Kraeger, M.D.
Members at Large (MEC):
James Knight, MD
Robert Griesbaum, M.D.
Michael Kyzer, MD
Nominating Committee Members: Venkata Pante, MD, COMM. CHAIRMAN, Sanjeev Kamat, MD, Russell Kraeger, MD, James Junker, MD, Michael Kyzer, MD, Jitendra Patel, MD.
(Called upon when needed)
Cardiology - Randy Johnson, M.D.
Gastroenterology - Vacant
Pulmonary Medicine - Robert Griesbaum, M.D.
General Surgery - Kumaran Chinnappan, MD
Ophthalmology - Sham Tekwani, M.D.
Orthopedics - Vacant (only one active physician)
Otolaryngology - Vacant (only one active physician)
Thoracic Surgery - Russell Kraeger, M.D.
Urology - Carlos Deleste, M.D.
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