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Timothy Riddell, MD

Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Northshore & Mississippi Gulf Coast Region

Dr. Timothy Riddell currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ochsner Health’s Northshore and Mississippi Gulf Coast Region (NSMGC). Dr. Riddell was named CEO in November 2022, after 25 years of service at Ochsner, where he practiced as a Family Medicine physician and served in various leadership roles in the NSMGC region.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, Dr. Riddell served as Regional Medical Director, leading regional efforts to recruit and support physicians, as well as growing healthcare services and programs in the NSMCG communities. Dr, Riddell also serves as a Trustee for the Ochsner Health Board of Directors, where he is the Chair of the Physician Compensation Committee.

A lifelong native of the Northshore and a Slidell High alumnus, Dr. Riddell received a BS from Hampden-Sydney College, his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Riddell’s time at Ochsner began as a medical student, and he completed his medical training in Ochsner’s Family Medicine program. He resides in Mandeville, La. with his wife, and is the proud father of three daughters.