Robert Hart received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals in Houston, Texas. Robert has been board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics and has been on the staff of Ochsner Clinic Foundation since 1994. After serving as associate medical director for primary care in Baton Rouge for seven years, he served as medical director for the Baton Rouge region from August 2008 until December 2014. Robert was appointed regional medical director of Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans in January 2015, and was named executive vice president and chief medical officer in September 2016.