St. Vincent Announces New President

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St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital has named Joel Feldman president. He has served as the hospital's chief of surgery and St. Vincent's regional chief medical officer. November 7, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Today, St.Vincent officials announced that Joel Feldman, MD has accepted the position of President of St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, a member of St.Vincent Health and St. Louis-based Ascension.

During his time as Regional Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for St.Vincent and as Chief of Surgery for St.Vincent Indianapolis, he has worked closely with other Regional CMOs within St.Vincent to collaborate on initiatives to continue to strengthen the statewide health system.

"Dr. Feldman's extensive clinical and administrative leadership background has given him the opportunity to integrate the two areas of expertise with those of the organization," said Jonathan Nalli, CEO of St.Vincent. "I truly believe that Dr. Feldman is well prepared to lead St.Vincent Indianapolis into the future as we work to continually improve clinical integration, grow our services and put an intensified focus on quality, patient experience and performance."

A board certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Feldman completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency and vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

Dr. Feldman is married to Deborah and has two children, Jennifer and Aaron, who works at St.Vincent Sports Performance. He is an avid photographer and enjoys boating and travel.

St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services

Driven by the faith of four Daughters of Charity who arrived in Indianapolis in 1881 with $34.77 in their pockets, the St.VincentHospital mission is to treat the poor and sick by following our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication. Our healthcare ministry has grown to include seven Centers of Excellence: Women's, Children's, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Cancer Care and Bariatrics. The ageless mission of St.Vincent remains unchanged: to minister to the minds, bodies and spirits of those in need.

Source: St. Vincent Health Inc.