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Uniontown Hospital

Uniontown Hospital is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Uniontown Hospital utilizes a 6-person Executive Council, led by CEO Steve Handy, to oversee the day-to-day operations of the hospital. 

United by their community focus and unwavering commitment to ethical leadership, Uniontown Hospital Executive Council is dedicated to open, honest and genuine leadership in an effort to collaboratively add value and maintain excellent health care for the Fayette County Community. 

The 2018 Executive Council is comprised of the following members: 

Steve Handy

Steve HandyChief Executive Officer

  • Police/UHPD
  • Fayette Oncology Associates
  • Southwestern Endoscopy Center 
  • Contact Steve at ceo@utwn.org


Barb Weiss

Barb WeissExecutive Director of Finance, Chief Financial Officer

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Contracting and Business Ethics
  • Materials Management/Purchasing
  • Financial Access/Registration
  • Health Information Management 
  • Billing Services
  • Contact Barb at weiss@utwn.org


Tricia Herman

Tricia HermanExecutive Director of Support Operations and Chief Information Officer

  • Fayette Physicians Network
  • Information Technology/Informatics 
  • Facilities, Engineering and Construction
  • Environmental Services
  • Nutrition and Laundry Services
  • Contact Tricia at herman@utwn.org


Beth Carolla

Executive Director of Nursing Services and Chief Nursing Officer 

  • 1 East (Oncology)
  • 1 West (Orthopedics)
  • 2 East (Observation)
  • 3 West (Stepdown)
  • Case Management
  • Clinical Resource Center 
  • Clinical Education  
  • Contact Beth at carolla@utwn.org


Christa Ebbert

Crista EbbertExecutive Director of Quality Experiences 

  • Human Resource and Risk Management
  • Quality Performance Resources 
  • Community Connections
  • Contact Christa at ebbert@utwn.org 


Mark Dillon

Executive Director of Clinical Operations and Chief Clinical Officer  

  • Clinical Operations
  • Emergency Services 
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Laboratory 
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical Services 
  • Anesthesia 
  • Contact Mark at dillon@utwn.org

Sandy Thorpe

Executive Director of Speciality Care Services 

  • Cardiology/Infusion
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Rehabilitative and Wound Care Services  
  • Respiratory Care 
  • Social Work/Outreach/Pastoral Care
  • Contact Sandy at thorpe@utwn.org

Surabhi Gaur, MD, CMO, Director of Emergency Medicine 

In 2016, Dr. Surabhi Gaur joined the Uniontown Hospital team as medical director of the Emergency Department. The South Hills native and graduate of Dartmouth College and Temple University began her career at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, where she was chief resident in 2010/2011. She then spent five years as an emergeny physician at Jefferson Hosptial before coming to Uniontown. Dr. Gaur was named Chief Medical Officer in 2018. She and her husband, who is also an emergency medicine physician, have two young daughters.