John P. Lynch

John was named president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2020, having previously served as chief medical officer and chief operating officer. He has been on the hospital’s medical staff since 1995.  

Board-certified in pulmonary medicine, John is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. Additionally, he is professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, where he was formerly vice chair of the Department of Medicine.  

John received his medical degree from Georgetown University. He completed his residency at the former Barnes Hospital and did a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. He serves on the board of directors for Mid-America Transplant, a non-profit organization dedicated to the facilitation and coordination of organ and tissue donation. 

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