Meet the Leadership

Todd Batenhorst, MD

Dr. Todd Batenhorst is a primary care physician at Flagler Family Medicine in St. Augustine, Florida. He has been with the practice since 2001 where he serves as Vice President, with special emphasis on their Patient Centered Medical Home and Information Technology initiatives. Dr. Batenhorst graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed a Family Medicine residency with the Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Batenhorst has served the medical community at Flagler Hospital through several cycles on the Medical Executive Committee, most recently as Vice President. Dr. Batenhorst currently is a member of the Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint Johns County Advisory Board. He also has been selected to sit on the Gator Bowl Sports committee. In 2014 Dr. Batenhorst was elected to the Board of First Coast Health Alliance, and was selected as President.

Chief Medical Officer
Miguel Machado, MD

Dr. Miguel Machado has been affiliated with Flagler Hospital for more than a decade and was elected by his physician peers to serve as President of First Coast Health Alliance in May 2013. His knowledge of physician best practices, quality, efficiency and patient experience is well known throughout the state and was recognized through his appointment as President of the Florida Medical Association in 2011 – a state-wide organization of more than 20,000 physician members. In addition to his FMA involvement, Machado is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Latin American Society of Neurological Surgeons (U.S. Chapter), the Physician Association of Clinics, Hospitals, and Annex, and the University of Maryland Surgical Society. Dr. Machado received his medical degree from the University of Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Spain.He completed his surgical internship from Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and his Neurosurgical residency at the University of Maryland Hospital.

Vice President
Jason Barrett

Jason Barrett currently serves as Vice President of First Coast Health Alliance and Executive Vice President of Clinical Integration & Strategy for Flagler Hospital. In this capacity, he develops and oversees collaborative strategies to meet the triple aim of quality, efficiency and patient experience. Prior to his current role, Mr. Barrett served as Chief Operating Officer of Flagler Hospital where he directed all aspects of the hospital's day-to-day operations.He has been with Flagler Hospital since he joined the organization as Vice President of Operations in 2003.Previously, Mr. Barrett served in various leadership capacities at Shands Jacksonville.He holds a Master of Science in Systems and Engineering Management from Texas Tech University and both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Health Science, Health Administration from the University of North Florida.Mr. Barrett is also very active in the community, having served as the Chairman of the St. Johns County Economic Development Council, a board member of the St. Johns County Education Foundation, a mentor in the Take Stock in Children Program, a Board Member of the St. Johns County Planning and Zoning Agency and is currently an active member of the First Coast Health Care Executives Group, and the American College of Health Care Executives.

Secretary: Ferris George, MD
Treasurer: Roger Carter
Director of Quality Assurance & Quality Improvement: Fred Dolgin, MD
Compliance Officer: Michael DiBella, MD
Executive Director: John Franks

Board of Directors

Physician Block

Rafael Aponte-Lopez, MD - Todd Batenhorst, MD - Ferris George, MD - Ashfaq Kudia, MD - Miguel Machado, MD - Miguel Mas, MD - Jignesh Patel, MD

Hospital Block

Joe Gordy - Michael Sanders, MD - Jason Barrett - Roger Carter - Michael Dibella, MD - Medicare Beneficiary: Joe Wilson

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