Dr. Melinda Estes

Dr. Melinda Estes

President and CEO at Saint Luke's Health System, United States


IHF Member
Melinda L. Estes, M.D., came to Saint Luke’s Health System in 2011 as President and Chief Executive Officer. She oversees a $2 billion not-for-profit, faith-based, integrated health system, which includes 17 hospitals and campuses; heart, neuroscience, and cancer programs; home care and hospice; behavioral health care; and more than 125 physician practices and retail clinics, and senior living communities.
A board-certified neurologist and neuropathologist, Dr. Estes held a variety of executive roles at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Florida, and immediately prior to coming to Kansas City, served as president and CEO of Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Vermont.
Dr. Estes currently serves as immediate past chair of the American Hospital Association, a membership organization that represents 5,000 hospitals and healthcare systems in the United States.

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Parallel Session: North American leadership insights: Leading during times of crisis

  • 9 November, 2021
  • 15:10 - 16:40
  • Room 5