System Leadership

Our commitment to provide outstanding care to each patient begins with a diverse and talented leadership team. This team includes leadership for the entire system, operational leaders for each hospital or facility and corporate leaders.

The system leadership team charts the course for the entire organization, while our operational leadership team carries out our mission at each hospital or facility. The corporate leaders help to support both the system and the operational leadership team. Find out more about each of our unique leaders in the following sections.

Michael Ugwueke
President & Chief Executive Officer

Since January 2017, Michael Ugwueke, MPH, DHA, FACHE has served as President & CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. He assumed the role of president and chief operating officer (COO) of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in May 2014. For the year prior, he served as COO of Methodist, providing strategic and operational leadership for the system’s five adult inpatient hospitals and affiliated companies.

Ugwueke previously served as senior vice president for Methodist North and South Hospitals, which he began in June 2009. Prior to assuming this role, he was CEO of Methodist South Hospital, held since February 2007.