John A. Libertino, MD, Joins Emerson Hospital Board of Directors


John A. Libertino, MD, a renowned urologist with Emerson Urology Associates, has been elected to Emerson Hospital’s Board of Directors. Dr. Libertino works closely with members of the board and Emerson’s CEO, Christine Schuster, to ensure Emerson is best positioned to provide advanced care for the community.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Libertino join Emerson’s Board of Directors,” said Gloria Clough, chair of the board. “As an exceptional surgeon with ties to Emerson’s community and a focus on caring for patients with complex medical issues, Dr. Libertino brings an essential perspective to the board.”

Prior to joining Emerson in 2016 as chair of the urology department, Dr. Libertino held several senior positions at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, including CEO and chairman, chairman of the division of surgery, vice chairman of the board of trustees, and director of the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center. Dr. Libertino completed his residency in urology at Yale-New Haven Medical Center and is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is board certified in urology and surgery and has treated patients for more than five decades.

“I am grateful to have Dr. Libertino join our board as we make critical decisions to help ensure the many health needs of our community are met,” explains Emerson Hospital President and CEO Christine Schuster. “He brings tremendous experience and passion for compassionate care.”

“Emerson has an outstanding team of clinicians and administrators who are fully committed to providing the best patient care,” said John Libertino, MD. “I am honored to serve on Emerson’s board and help lead the growth of the organization.”