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Leadership

At HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital, our experienced and knowledgeable leadership team is committed to improving the quality of care and helping our community.

At HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital, our experienced and knowledgeable leadership team is committed to improving the quality of care we provide to serve the healthcare needs of our community.

Gulf Coast Leadership

  • Chase Christianson — Chief Executive Officer
  • Joel Leone — Chief Operating Officer
  • Sushma Banda, MD, MBA — Chief Medical Officer
  • Amber Goodpaster — Chief Financial Officer
  • Brittany Durr — Chief Nursing Officer
  • Macy Wade — Assistant Chief Nursing Officer
  • Tracy Mcglon — VP of Human Resources
  • Kim Gleason — VP of Regulatory Compliance & Accreditation Services
  • Edy Rivard — VP of Administrative Services

Board of Trustees

  • Frank Hall — President, FL Region — Cadence Bank
  • Hari Baddigam, MD — Cardiology
  • Jean-Edson Belcourt, MD — Hospitalist Medical Director
  • Henry Breland, MD — OB/GYN
  • Chase Christianson — GRMC President/Chief Executive Officer
  • Brian Cook — HCA North Florida Division President
  • Tracy Johnstone — Owner/Operator, Johnstone Food McDonalds
  • Julia Maddalena — Attorney with Hand Arendall Harrison Sale Attorneys at Law
  • Achraf Makki, MD — Neurologist
  • Nathan Nowak — Chief of Staff/Anesthesiologist
  • Chuck Perdue — Bay County Tax Collector

Medical Executive Committee

  • Chief of Staff — Daniel Daube, MD
  • Vice Chief of Staff — Jean-Edson Belcourt, MD
  • Past Chief of Staff — Nathan Nowak, MD
  • Secretary/Treasurer — Sam Wolf, DO
  • Chief of Medicine — Chris Haberman, MD
  • Chief of Surgery — David Rydell, DO
  • Chief of OB/GYN — Justo Maqueria, MD
  • Chief of Pediatrics — Ahmed Rezk, MD
  • Emergency Medicine — David Ferner, MD
  • ICU (Critical Care) — Jean-Edson Belcourt, MD
  • NICU — Antonio Pena, MD
  • Stroke Program — Hoda Elzawahry, MD
  • Center for Wound Care — Shayne Jensen, DPM
  • Anesthesiology — Nathan Nowak, MD
  • PICU — Peter Hervie, MD
  • Credentials Committee — Antonio Pena, MD
  • Bylaws Committee — Henry Breland, MD
  • Pharmacy, Therapeutics & Nutrition Committee — Jean-Edson Belcourt, MD
  • Critical Care Committee — Jean-Edson Belcourt, MD
  • Infection Control Committee — William Bone, MD