Alan Pierrot, M.D.

Chair Emeritus

Alan Pierrot, M.D. is a retired orthopedic surgeon, entrepreneur, founder and former CEO of Fresno Surgical Hospital. The 1991 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California, Dr. Pierrot has launched a number of successful companies, all characterized by exceptional customer service and operational excellence.

Dr. Pierrot received both B.S. and M.D. degrees from Stanford University and post-graduate training at University of Colorado and University of Kentucky. He served two years in the United States Air Force before opening his practice in Fresno in 1973. A past president of the medical staff at Fresno Community Hospital, Dr. Pierrot has 30 years of board and management experience in for-profit, private, and publicly traded institutions as well as many CBOs. An expert in the surgical hospital model, Dr. Pierrot has testified before both Senate and House congressional committees.

Alan is married to Judie and they have four children and ten grandchildren. His hobbies include golf, community service, and oil painting.