The executive leadership of Lafayette General runs the day-to-day operations of the hospital and its affiliates and partners. Contact the administration office at (337) 289-7374.
President / CEO Lafayette General Health
David L. Callecod, FACHE
Executive Vice President / CEO, Lafayette General Medical Center
Patrick W. Gandy, Jr.
Senior Vice President / Chief Financial Officer, Lafayette General Health
Chief Medical Officer, Lafayette General Health
Ziad Ashkar, MD
Vice President / Chief Nursing Officer, Lafayette General Medical Center
General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer, Lafayette General Health
Vice President, Information Systems Chief Information Officer, Lafayette General Health
Vice President, Network Development, Lafayette General Health
Vice President of Cancer Services
Vice President, Operations, Lafayette General Health
Administrator / VP, Lafayette General Surgical Hospital
CEO / VP, St. Martin Hospital
CEO / VP, University Hospital & Clinics
Membership Corporation & Board of Trustees
The Membership Corporation is charged with overseeing the health system to assure that, from the community's standpoint, we have the facilities, personnel and services to provide excellent diagnostic, medical, surgical and hospital care. Fifty volunteers serve without compensation for up to two successive five-year terms each.
From this group, our Board of Trustees is chosen. This group meets monthly to provide feedback and direction, and to make operational decisions with the administrative team.
Board of Trustees
|Clay M. Allen, Chairman |
David T. Calhoun, Treasurer
Bradley Chastant, M.D.
Braden Despot, Secretary
Benjamin N. Doga, M.D.
Philip Gachassin, M.D.
Robert E. Giles
G. Gary Guidry, M.D.
Joby John, Ph.D.
Rose Kennedy, M.D.
Edward J. Krampe, Vice Chairman
Flo G. Meadows
Juan Perez, M.D.
Gary L. Salmon
Samuel Shuffler, M.D.