St. Anthony’s Medical Center of St. Louis has named Rajesh Swaminathan, MD, as its new chief medical officer.
Swaminathan joins St. Anthony’s from Anderson Hospital in Maryville, where he served as the medical director of the Intensive Care Unit.
He brings more than 16 years of experience as an intensivist and medical director in the St. Louis area, including previously spending two years at St. Anthony’s as a hospitalist/intensivist. Swaminathan is board certified in both internal medicine and critical care medicine.
He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, and completed his fellowship in critical care at Mercy and Saint Louis University.
Swaminathan takes over this leadership position from David Morton, MD, who retired after serving St. Anthony’s and his community for almost 30 years, first as a cardiologist and most recently as chief medical officer.
The appointment was announced on Tuesday.
— From the Illinois Business Journal