Lafayette General Health Leadership

Administrative Team

The executive leadership of Lafayette General Health runs the day-to-day operations of the health system, its affiliates and partners. Our vision is to be a regional healthcare system that always delivers excellence. Contact the administrative office at 337-289-7398. Located at 920 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette, LA 70503, our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
President, Lafayette General Health
David L. Callecod, FACHE

Executive Vice President
Patrick W. Gandy, Jr.
Senior Vice President / Chief Financial Officer
Roger Mattke

Senior Vice President / Physician Enterprises
Al Patin

Senior Vice President / Chief Medical Officer
Ziad Ashkar, M.D.
General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer
Gordon Rountree
Vice President, Clinical Integration 
Paul Molbert

Vice President, Information Systems / Chief Information Officer
Michael Dozier

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. Seventy-seven 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.
Lafayette General Health Board of Trustees

Seated (l-r): David Wilson, David L. Callecod, FACHE (LGH President), Clay M. Allen (Chairman), Benjamin Doga, M.D., Flo Meadows (Treasurer), Martin Bech

Standing (l-r): John Schutte, M.D., Gary Salmon, Brad Broussard, M.D., Joby John, Ph.D., Philip Gachassin, M.D., Mandi Mitchell, William Fenstermaker (Past Chairman), Braden Despot (Secretary), Dennis Eschete, M.D., (Chief of Staff), Samuel Shuffler, M.D., Joe Zanco, Bradley J. Chastant, M.D., Bob Giles, David T. Calhoun, Julie Falgout