BJC and Saint Luke’s Officially Combine as BJC Health System

Greg Patterson to serve as BJWCH president


BJC executive Greg Patterson has accepted the role of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital president, effective Jan. 15. Patterson currently serves as vice president and chief operating officer at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Hospital in St. Charles County.

Patterson will fill the role vacated by Ann Abad, who became president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center in December.

Patterson joined BJSPH and PWH in 2020 and oversees general operations of the hospitals with direct responsibility over surgical and endoscopy services, laboratories, radiology, radiation oncology, vascular intervention labs, respiratory care, physician services, facilities, environmental services, food and nutrition, security and emergency preparedness.

Prior to his current role, Patterson served as vice president of facilities and support services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he oversaw facilities engineering, food and nutrition, security, parking and valet, patient transport, couriers, environmental services, grounds, environmental health and safety, laboratories and radiology.

Patterson began his career with BJC in 2008, serving for five years as director of system real estate and coordinating all real estate-related matters for BJC’s real estate portfolio, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, fit-out construction and property management of the system’s 26 medical office buildings and numerous BJC Medical Group sites.

A graduate of Saint Louis University, Patterson earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s degree in education and a juris doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law.

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