1100 Butte St.
Redding, CA 96001
Dr. Richard Fletcher joined the Redding Community as the CEO of Shasta Regional Medical Center this past summer. He has more than 20 years of progressive healthcare leadership, the last 14 years of his experience being with Universal Health Services in Bradenton, Florida where he served as CEO of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, COO of Manatee Memorial Hospital as well as Associate Administrator. During his tenure at Universal Health Services, Richard played a significant role in the strategic planning and development of a large multispecialty integrated network, establishing a medical residency program, initiating a multispecialty robotic surgery program, as well as expanding and enhancing interventional cardiology, cardiovascular surgery and orthopedic service lines.
Born and raised in Bradenton, Florida, Fletcher earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Florida and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Fletcher has spent his career teaching and mentoring future healthcare leaders through his multiple University faculty affiliations. Richard currently serves on the board of the Redding Chamber of Commerce and is proud to be a member of ACHE.