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SMMC: Leaders

Overview

Leaders

San Mateo Medical Center is led by a talented team of strategic thinkers who have dedicated their careers to serving the community.

General information

Senior Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer
Chester Kunnappilly, MD 

Chief Operations Officer 
Robert Blake, RN, MBA

Chief Financial Officer 
David McGrew

Chief Medical Officer (Interim)
Yousef Turnshani, MD 

Chief Nursing Officer
Joan Gygax Spicer, RN, PhD

Chief Quality & Experience Officer
Alpa Sanghavi, MD

General information

Medical Executive Committee

Officers

Chief of Staff
Steve Hassid, MD

Vice Chief of Staff
Brita Almog, MD

Treasurer
Gordon Mak, MD

Immediate Past Chief of Staff
Julie Hersk, MD

Department Chairs

Emergency Medicine
Chair: Serena Lee, MD 
Vice Chair: Vacant

Medicine
Chair: Suja Georgie, MD
Vice Chair: Kyaw Myint, MD

Primary Care
Chair: Mithu Tharayil, MD 
Vice Chair: Allen Tong, MD

Psychiatry
Chair: Katalin Szabo, MD
Vice Chair: Vacant

Surgery
Chair: Scott Lock, MD
Vice Chair: Kenton Fong, MD

Members at Large

Frank Trinh, MD
Pamela Foster, MD
Sonia Ter Kuile, MD
Daniele Levy, MD
Uday Jain, MD

Affiliate Staff

Cama Lock, PA
Sara Okabayashi-Williams, NP

Ex-Officio

Chester Kunnappilly, MD, CEO
Susan Fernyak, MD, CMO