New Presidents Named for Barnes-Jewish St. Peters, Progress West, and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospitals

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 24, 2024) – Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals have named Greg Patterson as president effective July 1. Patterson’s new role comes after serving as president of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. Angelleen Peters-Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN is the new president of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in addition to her current role as Chief Operating Officer at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Patterson has served as president of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital since January 2023. Before that, he was vice president and chief operating officer at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals, responsible for general operations for both hospitals, with direct oversight of 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.

Peters-Lewis joined Barnes-Jewish Hospital as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing executive in 2017. She has since been promoted to chief operating officer and has led the growth of clinical programs, especially in ambulatory care. She also oversees facilities and support services, laboratory and radiology operations, women and infants, orthopedics, heart and vascular services including the Heart Care Institute, neurosciences, and ambulatory operations.

Patterson and Peters-Lewis have a passion for providing patients and their loved ones with the best possible care. They believe in empowering their hospital teams to be their best, and in establishing connections with the communities BJC HealthCare serves.

About BJC HealthCare

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals are part of BJC HealthCare, which serves the East Region of BJC Health System, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States. Through its 14 hospitals and multiple health service organizations, BJC facilities deliver extraordinary care to urban, suburban and rural communities in greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri, as well as to people from across the country and around the world at its academic hospitals Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals. BJC’s nationally-recognized academic hospitals are affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine. Services provided include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. As one of the largest employers in Missouri, BJC Health System comprises 24 hospitals and hundreds of clinics and service organizations and operates in two distinct regions, serving patients in its west region through Saint Luke’s Health System.

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