Doctors Hospital

Lourdes A. Boue Assumes New Leadership Role at Baptist Health

November 6, 2023
MIAMI, FL – November 6, 2023 – Baptist Health today announced that Lourdes A. Boue has been appointed chief executive officer of Baptist Health Doctors Hospital. She will succeed Javier Hernandez-Lichtl, who maintained executive positions with Baptist Health for more than three decades. Boue will also continue in her existing position as chief executive officer of Baptist Health West Kendall Baptist Hospital, expanding her role as the leader of both community hospitals. 

Boue’s previous positions include vice president of operations for West Kendall Baptist Hospital, vice president of Baptist Outpatient Services and corporate director of strategic planning and business development for Baptist Health. 

“Lourdes Boue’s extensive experience and accomplishments solidify her as a force within the organization and our South Florida community at large,” said Glenn Waters, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Baptist Health. “A passionate leader, she has helped drive the success of Baptist Health for more than 20 years, and we are thrilled for her to be joining the team at Doctors Hospital.” 

An active member of the community, Boue is a current board member of the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, past chairperson of the board for the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, past chairperson of the State of Florida Board of Accountancy Probable Cause Panel and past co-chairperson and member of the Agency Audit Committee for United Way of Miami-Dade. She currently serves as a mentor for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Miami. 

Boue is a graduate of Florida International University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She also holds a Master of Science in Leadership from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.

About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn.

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