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
  • Kim Vergara, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Luis Martinez, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Our Hospital Board of Trustees

  • Dominique Vande Maele, MD, Board Chair
  • Teri Capistran, Board Vice Chair
  • Lucy G. Willis, PhD, Past Board Chair
  • Asim Zamir, MD, Chief of Staff
  • Javier Jover, MD
  • Michael Limas
  • Chang R. Myung, MD
  • Eric Panzer, MD
  • Christopher D. Romero, MD
  • Jaime Salazar
  • Melissa Tilley, MD
  • David Irizarry, CEO, Secretary
  • Troy Villarreal, President of Gulf Cost 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