A Message from Valley Regional Medical Center's Leadership Team

Thank you for choosing Valley Regional Medical Center (VRMC) for quality health care in your community. We are an HCA Affiliated Hospital in Brownsville, TX also serving neighbors in Harlingen, San Benito and Port Isabel.

A dynamic team of senior executives, physicians, and business leaders help guide VRMC to provide you and your family with a cost-effective, quality health care system that is close to home. Our Leadership Team also evaluates the current health care services and uses their expert knowledge to make recommendations for developing new services and programs at the hospital.

Meet our hospital CEO and leaders

  • David Irizarry, Chief Executive Officer
  • Lauren Davis, Chief Operating Officer
  • Daniel Puente, Chief Financial Officer
  • Frank Acevedo, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Kim Vergara, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Our Hospital Board of Trustees

  • Lucy G. Willis, PhD, Board Chair
  • Dominique Vande Maele, MD, Board Vice Chair
  • Guillaume Boiteau, MD, Past Board Chair
  • Jose A. De Luna, MD, Chief of Staff
  • Teri Capistran
  • Maribel B. Guerrero
  • Javier Jover, MD
  • Michael Limas
  • Chang R. Myung, MD
  • Eric Panzer, MD
  • Ronnie Rodriguez
  • Christopher D. Romero, MD
  • Jaime Salazar
  • David Irizarry, Secretary
  • Evan Ray, Executive Vice President of Gulf Coast Division

Our Medical Executive Committee

  • Jose A. De Luna, MD, Chief of Staff
  • Asim Zamir, MD, Vice Chief of Staff
  • Gerardo J. Sanchez, MD, Secretary
  • Oscar Hernandez, MD, Chief of OB/GYN
  • Yasmin Maldonado, MD, Chief of Medicine
  • Melissa Tilley, MD, Chief of Pediatrics
  • William A. Tucker, DO, Chief of Surgery