Elizabeth Ransom, MD, FACS
Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive
Elizabeth R. Ransom, MD, FACS, was appointed as executive vice president and chief physician executive of Baptist Health in December 2019.
Working collaboratively with physicians, care providers and administrators across the health system, Dr. Ransom leads and supports transformational initiatives designed to improve health and enhance care in everysetting.
Since 2012, Dr. Ransom served as theExecutive Vice President and Clinical Leader forthe North Zone of Texas Health Resources,comprised of nine hospitals, eight ambulatorysurgery centers and more than 2,000physicians. Under Dr. Ransom’s leadership,North Zone hospitals realized numerous quality,safety, employee and consumer awardsincluding Healthgrades Patient SafetyExcellence Award and Guardian ofExcellence Award for Employee Engagement,Physician Engagement and Patient Experience.Previously, she served as the Chief QualityOfficer for Texas Health Southwest.
She received her Bachelor of Science inMicrobiology and Immunology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and her Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System where she was also a Senior Staff Physician, Residency Director and Vice-Chair of the Henry Ford Medical Group.Dr. Ransom serves on The Joint Commission Chief Medical Officer Council and was president of the Dallas/Fort Worth Community Board of the American Diabetes Association and the Fort Worth Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).