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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

Ava Jo Collins, MHA, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Waite, MD
Chief Medical Officer


JoAnn Piedrafite, RNC,MBA
Chief Nursing Officer

Jan Peters, BS, MBA 
Vice President, Human Resources

Pete D'Elia 
Chief Financial Officer

Msgr. Peter Beaulieu 
Director, Mission Integration

Paul Strniste, BS, MSM, CPE 
Vice President, Facilities

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.

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

Kathryn Zingg Hunter
President/CEO, YMCA of Central Massachusetts

David Bader, 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

Susan George, MD

President, Medical Staff

Robert E. Johnson, PhD
President, Becker College

Jane E. June, DNP
Dean of Healthcare, Quinsigamond Community College

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

Steven MacLauchlan
President and CEO, Saint Vincent Hospital

Most Reverend Robert J. McManus
Bishop, Diocese of Worcester

John Medbury

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

Joseph Salois
President, Atlas Distributing, Inc.

Mary Tanona
Associate General Counsel, Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Medical Staff Officers

Susan George, M.D.

John Platt, M.D.
Immediate Past President

George Abraham, M.D.
Past President

Gary Blanchard, M.D.

Department Chiefs

Susan George, MD
President, Medical Staff

Douglas Waite, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Gary R. Keilson, MD
Chief of Neurology

David Bader, MD
Chief of Radiology

Mark Brenner, MD

Chief of Radiation Oncology

Michael Burns, MD
Chief of Emergency Medicine

Daniel Cook, MD
Chief of Anesthesiology

Anthony Esposito, MD
Chief of Medicine

William Horgan, DO
Chief of Pediatrics

Diego Illanes, MD
Chief of OB/GYN

Leon Josephs, MD
Chief of Surgery

Kenneth Hetzler, MD
Chief of Psychiatry

Thomas King, MD
Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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

Christopher Vinton, MD
Chief of Orthopedics


Surgical Care

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