Regional & Hospital Leaders

Hartford Hospital President

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Bimal Patel

President, Hartford Hospital & Hartford Region
SVP, Hartford HealthCare (HHC)


Hartford Hospital Administration

Julie Drouin

Julie Drouin

VP, Finance & Budget

Cheryl Ficara

Cheryl Ficara, RN, MS, NEA-BC

Regional VP, Patient Care Services

Carol Garlick

Carol S. Garlick, CFRE

Regional VP, Philanthropy

Ajay Kumar, MD, FACP, SFHM

Ajay Kumar, MD, FACP, SFHM

Regional VP, Medical Affairs

Daniel Kombert, MD

Daniel Kombert, MD

Associate VP, Medical Affairs

Barry Kriesberg

Barry N. Kriesberg, FACHE

Regional VP, Operations

John Santopietro, MD

John Santopietro, MD

SVP & Physician-in-Chief,
Behavioral Health Network, Hartford HealthCare

Adam Steinberg, MD

Adam Steinberg, MD

Regional Medical Director, Quality

Peru Venkatesh, MD

Peru Venkatesh, MD

Chief Academic Officer/Interim Chief of Medicine


Hartford Hospital Board of Directors

Eric Zachs (Chair)
Alexia Cruz, Esq. (Vice Chair)

Arnold Chase
Douglas Elliot
James Loree
Brian MacLean

Yvette Melendez
Dariush Owlia, MD
E. Carol Polifroni, EdD
Matthew L. Saidel, MD
Elease Wright

Michael O’Loughlin, MD (Ex-officio)
Bimal Patel (Ex-officio)