Noel Cardenas

Noel Cardenas

Vice President of Operations
Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
Houston, TX  

Noel Cardenas is the Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and is responsible for the daily operation of the 255 licensed-bed hospital.

Previously, Cardenas served 30 years in the military and retired as a Colonel and a combat veteran. For the last 13 years of service, he served as a military service hospital CEO and senior administrator.

Cardenas is a distinguished military graduate of the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in biology and earned his master’s degree in healthcare administration from Baylor University.  

Cardenas is board certified and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He served as the Army Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Board Member for the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, and a Federal Delegate on the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board 7.