Major General Leonard M. Randolph, Jr., M.D. joined Mercy Health in 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, and retired in December of 2013. He now operates as President of his own consulting company, Phoenix Caduceus, and speaks to audiences nationally and internationally. General Randolph continues to be a principal faculty member of the Institute for Medical Leadership. A champion for quality healthcare, patient safety and customer service, he remains a primary liaison between medical staffs and executive teams. Prior to joining Mercy Health Partners, Dr. Randolph served as Vice President of Medical Operations at Catholic Healthcare West.
A retired Major General of the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Randolph served at the Pentagon as Deputy Surgeon General and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and COO in Health Plan Administration. General Randolph earned his B.S. degree at Marietta College in biology (member of Beta Beta Beta, National Biology Honorary), his MS degree at Howard University in microbiology (member of Beta Kappa Chi, National Science Honor Society) and his MD degree at Meharry Medical College (member of Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society). Dr. Randolph completed his Straight Surgery Internship and General Surgery Residency at the Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. Dr. Randolph is board certified in General Surgery and in Medical Management. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and past member of the Board of Governors, and he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives and past President and Board member.
Currently, the General is a member of the following Boards of Trustees/Directors: Mercy Health (Vice Chair)-(formerly Catholic Health Partners), Marietta College (Trustee Emeritus), Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, HealthEast Care System, Hospice of Cincinnati, the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati (Vice Chair), Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (Chair) and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has received many honors and awards including admission to the Hall of Excellence of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Marietta College Hall of Honor, Distinguished Alumnus Award of Marietta College, The Air Force Distinguished Serviced Medal and an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from Meharry Medical College. The General is an active member of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. He and his wife, Linda, currently reside in Cincinnati, Ohio and are blessed with five children and ten grandchildren.