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Board of directors

The Central Florida Health Board of Directors is the volunteer governing body of The Villages® Regional Hospital.


  • Roger Beyers, Chairperson

  • Lindsey Blaise, Vice Chairperson

  • George Kainz, M.D., Secretary

  • Gregory Lewis, Treasurer

  • Manuel Alvarado, M.D.

  • Dwarak Banala, M.D.
  • Chris Bridges
    Christopher Bridges

  • Shahbaz Cheema, M.D.
  • Rich Cole
    Richard Cole, Jr.

  • Russell D'Emidio

  • George McCabe

  • Marlene O'Toole

  • David Sustarsic, M.D.

  • Amanda Wettstein

  • Robert Williams, Esq.

  • Lynne Winker

Medical staff officers at The Villages® Regional Hospital


  • Sandeep Thaper, M.D., President
  • Spry
    Jeremy Spry, D.O., Vice President