Regional & Hospital Leaders

Hartford Hospital President

bio_Bimal_Patel.png 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)