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Jefferson Parish Council Approves EJGH Interim CEO Dr. Raymond DeCorte

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The Jefferson Parish Council approved on Wednesday morning the appointment of Dr. Raymond DeCorte as Interim President and CEO of East Jefferson General Hospital.

Dr. DeCorte, a general surgeon, replaces long-time CEO Dr. Mark Peters, who retired from the leadership position on March 16th.

A member of the EJGH community for over 25 years, Dr. DeCorte has served in various roles throughout the hospital including Chief of Staff, Medical Director, and Chief Medical Officer before being appointed Interim President and CEO.

A nationwide search will continue to find Dr. Peters’ permanent replacement.