Andre duPlessis, Chief Operating Officer
Andre duPlessis serves as Chief Operating Officer at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL. Andre began his HCA career in 1997 as Chief Operating Officer at Women's & Children's Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana. He joined Tulane-Lakeside Hospital as Chief Operating Officer in 2005, and was Chief Operating Officer at Tulane Medical Center since August 2007.
Andre played a leadership role in rebuilding Tulane Medical Center in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He was responsible for managing $67 million in capital expansions and led key strategic initiatives including cardiovascular services, orthopedics, neurosciences, cancer care, and the Tulane Hospital for Children. Tulane's clinical profile is very similar to that of P/SL and RMHC at P/SL, focusing on tertiary and quaternary care programs such as abdominal transplant, surgery, oncology, women's services, pediatric and neonatal services and regional outreach.