Robert J. Bachman

Robert J. Bachman

Executive Director for Expansion, Emory University Hospital 

Robert J. Bachman is executive director for expansion for Emory University Hospital, a role he assumed in mid 2015. His responsibilities include overseeing the completion of the new $400 million, nine-story hospital wing currently under construction on Clifton Road.

Beginning his career in health care as a respiratory therapist, Bachman has also held roles as director of respiratory services at Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory Crawford Long Hospital (now Emory University Hospital Midtown). He served as director of medical education services for the Emory University School of Medicine from 1992 until 2000 when he was appointed as COO of Emory University Hospital. Later that same year, he became CEO of the hospital and served in this role through mid 2015. He holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York and a master's degree from Mercer University.