Joel Fagerstrom

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
St. Luke’s University Health Network


Joel is the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of St. Luke's University Health Network. Mr. Fagerstrom joined St. Luke’s in June, 2007.

Prior to that he served as the President/CEO of CHRISTUS Health Southeast Texas where he was responsible for 3 hospitals as well as other business entities in Southeast Texas. He has held a variety of administrative positions in the following organizations: Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ, Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI, and Lutheran Health Systems (now Banner Health).

Mr. Fagerstrom has a Masters in Healthcare Administration and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Hospital Administration and Organizational Communication from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.

Additionally, he is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.