Associate Hospital Director, Perioperative Clinical Operations

Dave Wyatt

Administrative Directors

Tracy Diffenderfer

Brian Dakin


Barbara Sanders

Barbara Sanders, RN, BSN, MMHC is the Director of Perioperative Administration.  Her areas of responsibility include space and facilities management, capital equipment planning, operational process improvement initiatives, operational plan development, strategic and capacity planning, and oversight of operational redesign initiatives and renovation/construction projects.

Barbara came to Perioperative Services in January 2010 after completing her responsibilities as a member of the Critical Care Tower Project Management Team.  Her background includes nursing experience in various clinical settings, utilization management, marketing, capital and strategic planning, project management for complex and high level projects and informatics.  She completed her graduate degree in Management in Health Care at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management in December 2012.  She recently completed the Lean Healthcare Certificate Program at Belmont University.

Perioperative Departments & Managers

Organizational Structure