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Children's Hospital New Orleans Announces Jonathan Brouk as New Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Children's Hospital New Orleans Announces Jonathan Brouk as New Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan Brouk, attorney and previous Vice President of Strategy for Children’s Hospital New Orleans brings expertise and ingenuity to new role as Chief Operating Officer.

NEW ORLEANS – Children’s Hospital New Orleans, the largest and most comprehensive provider of pediatric healthcare services in Louisiana, is proud to announce the internal appointment of Jonathan Brouk as the organization’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

“The Children’s Hospital executive team is thrilled that one of our own will be taking on the role of COO,” said John R. Nickens IV, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital New Orleans. “In his tenure at the hospital, Jonathan has played an integral role in expanding our footprint and helping Children’s deliver expert pediatric care to families across the state. Children’s Hospital will continue to advance the health and wellbeing of Louisiana’s children with Jonathan at the helm of our operations and campus expansion project.”

As Chief Operating Officer, Brouk will serve as the hospital’s executive over strategy, business development, marketing, legal, and hospital support services as well as leading Children’s $300 million campus transformation effort set to reach completion in mid-2021 He will also serve as the service line executive for the Heart Center and Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital, two of the hospital’s signature programs.

Children’s Hospital is committed to providing highly specialized pediatric care to children across the state of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region. Brouk has played a critical part in achieving this vision. In his four years at Children’s Hospital, he has implemented statewide strategies for growth and expansion, and has helped form key partnerships for the organization, including the integration of Tulane University School of Medicine Pediatrics into the Children’s Hospital family, and important pediatric partnerships across the state including a recent collaboration with Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport.

Brouk joined the Children’s Hospital leadership team in 2016 as the Director of Compliance, and most recently served as the organization’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Before joining Children’s, Brouk practiced corporate law in the healthcare group of a large national law firm headquartered in Chicago and a regional firm based in New Orleans, focusing primarily on hospital-physician alignment strategies, population health initiatives, and associated regulatory matters.

Brouk earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, cum laude, from Tulane University and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago, where he was awarded a Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy Fellowship.


Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a 257-bed, non-profit academic pediatric medical center that offers comprehensive healthcare services, including over 40 pediatric specialties, delivered just for children. With more than 400 physicians trained in more than 40 pediatric sub-specialties, Children’s offers a comprehensive array of pediatric healthcare services in Louisiana and the Gulf South. In addition to its main campus located in New Orleans, the hospital operates a network of specialty clinics across Louisiana and in Southern Mississippi, including in Covington, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette. Children’s Hospital offers primary care services at 15 convenient locations throughout Southeast Louisiana and remotely via its Virtual Care app. Children’s Hospital is a proud member of LCMC Health, a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system which also includes New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans and West Jefferson Medical Center. Learn more at