Dr. Ash R. Gokli is the Chief Medical Officer for the Sutter Health Valley Area since 2015. His current responsibilities include oversight of ten Sutter acute care facilities as well as Sutter Medical Foundation and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation. Dr. Gokli’s leadership tenure spans over the last 25 years with leader of emergency medicine department for 8 years, CMO for 12 years at St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Trinity Health in Michigan prior to joining Sutter Health in 2010. Dr. Gokli also served as the CEO of Memorial Hospital of Los Banos, Sutter health for 2 years.
Dr. Gokli is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and has a Master’s degree in Medical Management from University of Southern California. He is an ACPE Certified Physician Executive, trained as Six Sigma Black Belt, and is certified as a Lean Executive. Dr. Gokli is a graduate of the Sutter Health Leadership Academy and is a fellow of American Association for Physician Leadership and American College of Emergency Physicians.