Meet Our Administrator

Michael Chittenden

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 center.

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 Executives.