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Kansas City, Mo—Michael A. Dorsey has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer at St. Joseph Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer of Carondelet Health. Dorsey brings more than 25 years of senior-level health care experience to St. Joseph and Carondelet Health, most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Providence Medical Center in Kansas City and Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, Kan. Prior to that role, he held administrative positions at St. Francis Health Center in Topeka, Kan., including Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Network Development.

“Mike is a recognized leader in Catholic health care and will be a great gift to our mission and presence in the Kansas City community,” said Fleury Yelvington, President and CEO of Carondelet Health.

Dorsey is a Fellow with the American College of Health Care Executives and Chairperson-Elect of the Kansas Hospital Association. He earned his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor’s degrees in Medical Technology from Wichita State University.

Dorsey resides in Olathe, Kan., with his wife, Susan, and their four children. He will start at St. Joseph Medical Center and Carondelet Health on Monday, October 3.

St. Joseph Medical Center is a 310-bed facility providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services from a 24-hour emergency department to state-of-the-art cardiovascular care. St. Joseph has earned the Magnet designation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing services. The accredited Stroke Center at St. Joseph provides advanced treatments available at few centers in the Kansas City area and the Breast Center is a nationally recognized leader in breast MRI biopsy. Visit St. Joseph on the Web at