Robert Hart, MD, FAAP, FACP
Chief Medical Officer, Ochsner Health System
Executive Vice President, Ochsner Health System
As Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hart is responsible for overseeing all aspects of physician recruiting and performance, quality improvement and clinical operations within Ochsner’s 30 owned and managed hospitals, over 80 urgent care and health centers and its Group Practice of more than 1,200 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties.
Dr. Hart received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals in Houston. Dr. Hart is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and has been on the staff of Ochsner Clinic Foundation since 1994.
After serving as Associate Medical Director for Primary Care at Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge for seven years, he served as Medical Director for Ochsner’s Baton Rouge Region from August 2008 until December 2014. Dr. Hart was appointed Regional Medical Director of Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans in January 2015.