L. Baraldi, Jr., MD, has been named Vice President of Medical Affairs
(VPMA) for Bryn Mawr Hospital (BMH), a part of Main Line Health (MLH).
In this role, Dr. Baraldi will work with BMH and MLH medical staffs to
continue to ensure consistency, continuity and excellence in clinical
services as BMH embarks on a growth plan for the future. Dr. Baraldi
returns to BMH, where he served as a practicing radiologist and
physician leader from 1987 to 2005.
“With his extensive knowledge of health care organizations, coupled with
his deep roots at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Main Line Health, Dr. Baraldi
is a tremendous asset to our team,” said Andi Gilbert, president, Bryn
Mawr Hospital. “He joined us at a pivotal time when we are launching the
largest modernization and renovation project in the hospital’s history.”
Dr. Baraldi has more than 30 years of health care leadership experience
in both clinical and operational management with a deep involvement in
quality and patient safety initiatives. He returns to MLH from the
Cooper Health System, where he served as both Acting Chief Medical
Officer and Chief of Radiology. Dr. Baraldi began his clinical training
at BMH as a medical student, then continued his residency training in
Diagnostic Radiology and Internal Medicine. Subsequently, he practiced
radiology and held leadership roles at the hospital, including Radiology
Residency Program Director, Department Chairman, and Chief Medical
A graduate of Villanova University and Jefferson Medical College, Dr.
Baraldi also attended the Wharton Physician Leadership Program at Main
Line Health. He is certified by the American Board of Diagnostic
Radiology and is a member of the American College of Radiology and the
Pennsylvania Radiological Society.
Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 287-bed, not-for-profit acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to helping the community stay well ahead on the path to lifelong health. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named as one of the top six hospitals in the Philadelphia region and top 12 in the state of Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017–18, and is ranked as high-performing in the specialties of gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics and orthopedics. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Bryn Mawr Hospital as high performing in the following procedures/conditions: COPD, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Neuro-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) has also received the 2015–18 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence for the second time. The National Institutes of Health Commission on Cancer has accredited our Cancer Center and our Comprehensive Breast Center has been accredited by The Joint Commission and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Bariatric Program has earned the MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center designation from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The hospital offers a full range of services, including cancer care, orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, behavioral health, maternity care, bariatric surgery, neurovascular and a level III neonatal intensive care unit, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technologies. Through Bryn Mawr Hospital’s collaboration with the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, the university-affiliated Neurovascular Center offers rapid access to advanced diagnostics and treatment options for stroke care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock pediatric care for the pediatric unit and in the pediatric emergency department with additional board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians.