Hospital Leadership

Learn about the leadership team at Northwest Texas Healthcare System.

Board of Governors


Mikel Williamson

Mikel Williamson

Board Chair

Russell Lowery-Hart, PhD

Russell Lowery-Hart, PhD

Vice-Chair


Mohammed Bahaa-Al-Deen, MD

Mohammed Bahaa-Al-Deen, MD

Teresa Baker, MD

Teresa Baker, MD

Teresa Baker, MD

Emilio Belaval, MD

Martin Birkenfeld, MD

Chief Martin Birkenfeld

Lilia Escajeda

Lilia Escajeda

Board Emeritus

Jesus Garcia MD

Jesus Garcia, MD

Kyle Ingham

Kyle Ingham

Richard Jordan

Richard Jordan, MD

Regional Dean, TTUHSC

Walter Wengler MD

Walter Wendler, PhD

Ryan Chandler

Ryan Chandler

Chief Executive Officer

Brian Weis

Brian Weis, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Patti Thompson

Patti Thompson

Chief Nursing Officer

Senior Leaders

Ryan Chandler

Ryan Chandler

Chief Executive Officer

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Sandy Ethridge

Chief Operating Officer

Patti Thompson

Patti Thompson

Chief Nursing Officer

Brian Weis

Brian Weis, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Kathleen Dostalik

Kathleen Dostalik, JD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer for Behavioral Health

Kathleen Dostalik

Trevor Spradling

Associate Administrator