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Dr. Mohan Suntha named to lead University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Mohan Suntha named to lead University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Mohan Suntha, credited for turning around University of Maryland's St. Joseph Medical Center after a scandal with one of its cardiologists, has been tapped to head the system's flagship hospital in Baltimore.

The University of Maryland Medical System announced Thursday that Suntha, 51, would succeed Jeffrey Rivest, who left last August, as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center. He takes the helm Sept. 1.

“My goal is to continue to ensure that we focus on delivering the highest quality care for patients — some who have complex medical and surgical challenges — and to do it in an environment that fosters education and...

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