50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2018
President/CEO, St. Luke's Hospital
Estes has been president and CEO of St. Luke's since 2011, overseeing 10 hospitals. The namesake hospital received five stars in the CMS' most recent release of hospital ratings. Estes also serves on the American Hospital Association's board of trustees. She was selected to chair the association's newly formed Physician Alliance, which is designed to bring hospitals and physicians together as the delivery system continues to evolve.