Sue Lindenbusch, senior vice president of the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Wellmont Health System's oncology servicesSue Lindenbusch

Senior Vice President of the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Wellmont’s Oncology Services

Sue Lindenbusch serves as senior vice president of the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Wellmont Health System’s oncology services and has oversight of Wellmont’s behavioral health program. A member of the leadership team since 2011, she oversees several cancer treatment facilities, including three cancer centers, three standalone infusion facilities and two breast centers. Her responsiblities cover a breadth of oncology services, including radiation, chemotherapy, clinical trials, a lung nodule program, genetic counseling, palliative care, high-risk clinic and designated patient navigators.

Lindenbusch was instrumental in establishing a unified system of care for cancer institute patients. As the leader for behavioral health, she oversees Ridgeview Pavilion, a 28-bed inpatient psychiatric facility, and a 16-bed geropsychiatric unit at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She also has oversight for the Institutional Review Board and the 340B drug pricing program.

Prior to coming to Wellmont, Lindenbusch served for 26 years at Mercy Healthcare in St. Louis in a variety of leadership roles in oncology and behavioral health, completing her tenure as vice president of operations. She is board-certified in nursing administration from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Lindenbusch has a diploma in nursing from the Missouri Baptist School of Nursing, a bachelor’s degree in nursing and psychology from Maryville University and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Missouri, all in St. Louis.