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PeaceHealth St. John welcomes new Chief Medical Officer

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Nandita Gupta, MD

Longview, Wash. – PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center has named Nandita Gupta, MD, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). She joins PeaceHealth on Aug. 28.

She comes to us from the Oregon Health and Sciences University where she served as the Associate CMO at its Tuality hospital campus and has had leadership roles in its cardiovascular services line. She also brings leadership experience from her time with Legacy health system, underscoring her deep knowledge of the local market and her executive experience.

Dr. Gupta is respected across the Portland market as a talented physician leader with a strong work ethic, broad clinical expertise, and the ability to build collaborative teams that deliver results.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Gupta to the PeaceHealth family,” says Cherelle Montanye, PeaceHealth St. John Chief Administrative Officer. “She brings a wealth of leadership experience and is widely respected among the medical community.”

Dr. Gupta will work closely with the PeaceHealth St. John executive team as well as medical staff and medical group physician leadership. She will also be an important addition to the PeaceHealth senior physician leadership team made up of other PeaceHealth hospital and medical group CMOs.

She received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the Maulana Azad Medical College at the University of Delhi, India. She completed her internship and residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and her fellowship in cardiology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Additionally, Dr. Gupta completed her Healthcare MBA in June 2022 at OHSU.

About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at

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