Michael D. Chittenden, B.A., M.H.A.
President, St.Vincent Carmel
Michael D. Chittenden, B.A., M.H.A., is president of St.Vincent Carmel
Hospital where he is responsible for operations, financial leadership
and the medical and strategic direction of the 124-bed hospital.
He joined St.Vincent Health in 1979.
During Chittenden’s tenure he has served the St.Vincent Health
ministry in several leadership positions, including the joint venture
and start-up of the Mid-America Clinical Laboratories, currently
serving many hospitals in the St.Vincent Health ministry.
Chittenden was also responsible for the $32 million Carmel Hospital
expansion in 2003, which included a 28-bed expansion, highlighting
a new emergency area and the initiation of a new obstetrical service.
He also led efforts to develop a joint venture with the St.Vincent
Carmel Medical Staff to build an outpatient surgery and endoscopy
He has served on community boards including the Carmel Clay
Chamber of Commerce, The Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana,
The Hamilton County Alliance and several local athletic boards.
Chittenden earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in
Bloomington and a master’s degree in health care administration
from the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs in
Indianapolis. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare