Brian Livingston, M.D. Named Chief Executive and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish Ballard

May 21, 2015

Swedish announced today that Brian Livingston, M.D., MBA, FACEP, current Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish First Hill, has been appointed Chief Executive and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish Ballard. He will assume this new role on June 1, 2015.

Dr. Livingston has been an integral member of the Swedish physician leadership team since 2012, serving as Medical Director of Case Management and the Clinical Documentation Integrity Program, Interim Vice President of Operations for the Organ Transplant Program, Physician Advisor to Revenue Cycle, and Vice President of Medical Affairs. He joined Swedish in 2005, practicing in the First Hill Emergency Department.

"Dr. Livingston has consistently demonstrated a deep passion for empowering our caregivers and delivering the highest quality care to our patients," said June Altaras, Swedish Seattle Chief Executive. "We could not ask for a more accomplished and qualified person to step into this new role."

Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Livingston was recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine in 2011 and 2012. He graduated from New York Medical College and completed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Medical School.