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At Saint Vincent Hospital we understand that our patients and their families deserve to be cared for by a compassionate, highly skilled staff. Our people make all the difference when it comes to delivering quality, compassionate health care.

From waiting room to recovery room and everywhere in between, our healthcare professionals have one goal in mind: your overall health. We want you to live better, every day.

Our Leadership and Staff

Executive Team


Steven MacLauchlan
President, CEO, Saint Vincent Hospital 
SMacLauchlan@vhsnewengland.com

Deborah Bitsoli, BS, MBA, CPA 
Executive Vice President 
Chief Operating Officer
deborah.bitsoli@stvincenthospital.com

Douglas Waite, MD
Chief Medical Officer
douglas.waite@stvincenthospital.com

Lisa Zapatka, RN, MS, NEA-BC 
Chief Nursing Officer
lisa.zapatka@stvincenthospital.com

Jan Peters, BS, MBA 
Vice President, Human Resources
jan.peters@stvincenthospital.com

Pete D'Elia 
Chief Financial Officer
peter.delia@stvincenthospital.com

Msgr. Peter Beaulieu 
Director, Mission Integration 
peter.beaulieu@stvincenthospital.com

Susanne Loven-Skolnik, RN, BSN, MAOM
Vice President, Perioperative Services 
susanne.loven-skolnik@stvincenthospital.com

Paul Strniste, BS, MSM, CPE 
Vice President, Facilities
paul.strniste@stvincenthospital.com

Board Of Trustees

Our Board is responsible for:

  • Setting forth the mission, vision and goals of the hospital.

  • Ensuring we provide the highest-quality patient care.

  • Building and continuing to grow strong relationships in the community.

John Medbury

Chair

Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D
Vice-Chair
President, Anna Maria College


David Bad
er, MD
Chief, Radiology

Msgr. Peter Beaulieu
Director Mission Integration and Pastoral Care, Saint Vincent Hospital

Sheilah H. Dooley, RN, BSN, MS
Executive Director, Pernet Family Health Service

Gary R. Keilson, M.D.
Reliant Medical Group

Peter C. Lindblad, M.D.
Primary Physician Partners

Catherine Loeffler
Executive Director, Catholic Charities

Steven MacLauchlan
President and CEO, Saint Vincent Hospital

Most Reverend Robert J. McManus
Bishop, Diocese of Worcester

John F. Merrill
President, Fidelity Bank

Charles Monahan, Jr.
President, Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

John Platt, MD
President, Medical Staff

Rev. Richard F. Reidy
Vicar General, Diocese of Worcester

Joseph Salois
President, Atlas Distributing, Inc.

Kathryn Zingg Hunter
President/CEO, YMCA of Central Massachusetts


Medical Staff Officers

John Platt, M.D.
President

Susan George, M.D.
President-Elect

George Abraham, M.D.
Immediate Past President

Gary Blanchard, M.D.
Treasurer

Department Chiefs

John Platt, MD
President, Medical Staff

George Abraham, MD, MPH
Associate Chief of Medicine

David Bader, MD
Chief of Radiology

Mark Brenner, MD

Chief of Radiation Oncology

Michael Burns, MD
Chief of Emergency Medicine

Douglas Waite, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Anthony Esposito, MD
Chief of Medicine

William Horgan, MD, DO
Chief of Pediatrics

Diego Illanes, MD
Interim Chief of OB/GYN

Leon Josephs, MD
Chief of Surgery

Jyotikaben Patel, MD
Chief of Psychiatry

Thomas King, MD
Chief of Pathology

Yuka-Marie Vinagre, MD
Chief of Critical Care Medicine & Associate Chief Medical Officer

Christopher Vinton, MD
Chief of Orthopedics

Akmal Wahid, MD
Chief of Anesthesiology

Surgical Care

Learn why Saint Vincent has a long-standing reputation as a leader in advanced surgical care.

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VIP Program

Become a VIP (Very Important Patient) and get free access to a trained Personal Health Guide.

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Musculoskeletal

Bone or muscle injury? Get back to life with help from the Center for Musculoskeletal Services.

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