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Cape Coral Hospital: Facility Medical Executive Committee

Timothy J. Dougherty, M.D.


Dirk E. Peterson, M.D. 

Past President 

Joanna Muller Carioba, M.D.


Carlos L. Chavez, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Anesthesiology

Keri L. Mason, D.O.

Dept. Chair, Medicine & Facility Quality Chair

Keit A. Doan, D.O.

Dept. Chair, Surgery

Dirk Peterson, M.D.

Dept. Chair, OB/Gyn

Jenny Mas-Moya, M.D.

Dept Chair, Pathology

Vanessa A. Gomez, M.D. 

Dept. Chair, Pediatrics

Thomas G. Presbrey, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Radiology

Timothy J. Dougherty, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Emergency Medicine 

Jeffrey A. Neale, M.D.

System Credentialing/Privileging


Richard M. Daum, M.D. (Cardiology)
Keit A. Doan, D.O. (General & Vascular Surgery)
Faithlor P. Gardner, M.D. (Oncology/Hematology) 
Cheryl D. Johnson, M.D. (Internal Medicine-Hospitalist)
Andres Laufer, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Hospitalist)
Chadwick S. Leo, D.O. (OB/GYN)
Sagar Naik, M.D. (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
Jeffrey Neale, M.D. (Colorectal Surgery)
Basudev Pudasaini, M.D.  (Nephrology)
Freddie Rodriguez,M.D. (Internal Medicine-Hospitalist)

Ex-officio Members and Staff

Mark Greenberg, M.D. - VP Medical Affairs, Medical Staff Services

Harry Alberti, M.D. - VP of Operations & Chief Physician Executive 

Candace Smith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC –VP of Operations & Chief Nurse Executive

William Carracino Jr., M.D. - VP/CMIO (Ad hoc invitee) 

Mary McGillicuddy - Chief Legal Council and Corporate Responsibility

Olga L. Ruiz, CPCS, CPMSM - Director, Medical Staff Administrative Services

Linda Suskie, CPCS, BS HCM -  Project Coordinator, Medical Staff Administrative Services