Raymond DeCorte, M.D.

President and CEO

Dr. Raymond DeCorte is President and CEO of East Jefferson General Hospital and has been on staff for almost 20 years. During that time, Dr. DeCorte served as EJGH Chief of Staff in 1997, and has also held multiple leadership roles. He works along side the hospital's medical staff that totals over 650 physicians representing almost every medical specialty. In addition to working with the medical staff, Dr. DeCorte has been instrumental in clinical effectiveness, patient safety initiatives and the transitioning toward electronic health records. Dr. DeCorte is a Board Certified General Surgeon and is a graduate of LSU Medical School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center.


Board of Directors 2016

President and Chief Executive Officer

Raymond DeCorte, M.D.

Board Members

Ashton J. Ryan, Jr., Chairman
Donald Bell, M.D., Vice Chairman
John DeHaven, Secretary
Newell D. Normand, Past Chairman
W. Henry Shane, Jr., Treasurer

James M. Hudson
Edmon J. Muniz
Jack P. Rizzuto
Robert "Tim" Walker
Kiran G. Zaveri, M.D.

Medical Staff Representatives

Friedrichs Harris, M.D., Chief of Staff
Jeffrey Sketchler, M.D., Vice Chief of Staff