Dr. Thomas Royer is the President and CEO of CHRISTUS Health systems. Dr. Royer leads day-to-day operations for CHRISTUS Health and lends extensive expertise in developing physician partnerships and community health programs. For three years in a row, he has been named one of the top 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare by Modern Physician Magazine. Dr. Royer is a board-certified surgeon. His passion for patients and over 40 years of experience have made him a sought-after speaker, writer, and expert on the health care industry.