President & CEO

Dr. Tom Stewart

Dr. Tom Stewart is the President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS) a large and complex health system which spans six different member organizations with multiple sites. He also acts as CEO of Niagara Health (NH).

Together, these organizations have a total budget of $1.5 billion and account for approximately 13,000 staff and physicians and 2,800 beds.

Dr. Stewart is well known for his outstanding contributions to the healthcare system provincially and nationally. He has worked in a number of academic hospitals and distinguished himself as an award-winning leader in critical care medicine. He has led many provincial initiatives and was a key architect of the Ontario Critical Care Strategy.

Dr. Stewart envisions a healthcare system that focuses on delivering high quality care while providing a better experience for patients and families.