Paul Lindia

Vice President, Network Services

Paul Lindia is Vice President for Network Services for Duke University Health System.  In his role, he oversees Duke University Health System’s clinical affiliations with community hospitals, focusing on areas such as cardiovascular and oncology services, throughout the Southeastern United States.  He began working for Duke in 1988.

Before moving into his current role with Duke University Health System in 2001, Lindia served as Chief Operating Officer at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He directed hospital operations and a staff of more than 800 FTEs, with an annual budget in excess of $100 million.

Prior to his work in Duke’s first owned community hospital in the health system, Lindia was Senior Director, Hospitals’ Operations Integration in 1998. During his tenure in this position, he led the organization through restructuring initiatives which included the system-wide alignment of various operational departments.  He also led efforts to integrate major clinical and departmental systems and programs across the health system using business plans and business case reports to support the integration projects.

Previously, Lindia was Assistant Chief Operating Officer for Surgical and Professional Services at Duke University Hospital.  He was responsible for leading operational efforts in all areas of surgical and peri-operative services along with traditional hospital non-clinical departments.  During his tenure at Duke Hospital he negotiated and managed numerous corporate alliances to reduce cost, and fund education, research, and philanthropic projects.  He also led efforts to establish a wound management program, and centralize various hospital functions such as the admission process, dictation, and transcription and case management.

Lindia is a graduate of Yale University, receiving a Master of Public Health, in Health Care Administration. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting from Central Connecticut State University.