Cathie Monge

Senior Vice President, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Chief Administrative Officer, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute


Cathie Monge is the senior vice president and chief administrative officer for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, a system-wide service line for heart and vascular care across MedStar’s 10 acute-care hospitals and ambulatory sites.

She joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2007 as vice president of Professional Services, and during the following decade her responsibilities expanded to include the Washington Cancer Institute, Women’s & Infants’ Services, Pharmacy, Central Patient Transport, Lab, Radiology, Respiratory Care, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Speech and Hearing, Radiation Safety, Patient Advocacy and Support Services.

She provides executive leadership for all aspects of heart and vascular care, including the Cardiac Cath Lab/Structural Heart program, Electrophysiology Lab, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Research and Vascular Surgery, Vascular Lab and Vascular access.

In addition, she serves as senior vice president and executive leader for the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute in the Washington region, which comprises five acute care hospitals and one rehabilitation hospital.

During her tenure, Monge has been the lead executive for all hospital renovation and construction projects exceeding $100,000, including the $60 million renovation project to create the Nancy and Harold Zirkin Heart & Vascular Hospital on the campus of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Other hospital renovations have included the cardiac imaging center, the neurosciences center, the orthopaedic unit, the biocontainment unit, and the thoracic clinic and procedure area.

Monge’s earlier career included management positions at Leland Memorial Hospital in Hyattsville, Md., Montgomery General Hospital, and Carroll Hospital Center. Monge is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Monge holds a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Loyola College in Baltimore, Md., and a Master’s degree in business administration from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.