July 1, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center Announces New Chief Medical Officer

HOUSTON (June 26, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is pleased to announce that Harold E. Gottlieb, MD, MBA, CPE has been appointed Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Gottlieb is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a Certified Physician Executive with The American Association for Physician Leadership. In addition to his medical degree, he holds a master’s degree in business administration from Houston Baptist University. Dr. Gottlieb is currently a clinical instructor of internal medicine at The University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine.

Prior to joining St. Joseph, Dr. Gottlieb was the senior vice president of medical affairs at Harris Health System. He also served as Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann Health System, Memorial City, and was the former Gulf Coast Regional Chief Medical Officer for CHRISTUS Health in Houston.  He and his family reside in Southwest Houston.

“Dr. Gottlieb’s outstanding professional reputation is well known throughout the medical
community and he is a valuable addition to our executive team,” said Kim Bassett, President of SJMC. “We know his leadership skills will provide strong direction for our quality, safety and other strategic priorities as he works closely with our hospital staff and physician leaders.”