Baptist Health Announces Changes to Hospital Leadership

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health recently appointed new leadership at its hospitals in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Malvern and Arkadelphia: 

  • Mike Perkins is now president of Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock. He has additional oversight for Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute (BHRI), Baptist Health Extended Care Hospital (BHECH) and Baptist Health College Little Rock. Since joining Baptist Health more than 30 years ago, Perkins has served in various titles including president of Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock; vice president and administrator of BHRI; and vice president and administrator of BHECH.
  • Cody Walker is now president of BHMC-North Little Rock. Walker previously served as vice president of hospital operations at BHMC-Little Rock. He came to Baptist Health in 2020 from Brookwood Baptist Health in Birmingham, Alabama, where he held the titles of market administrator, interim COO and associate administrator.
  • Greg Crain now serves as president of the Central Region for Baptist Health, with oversight of the health care system’s hospitals in Little Rock, North Little Rock and Conway. Crain previously served for 10 years as president of BHMC-Little Rock. While president, he also had additional responsibilities for BHRI, BHECH and Baptist Health College Little Rock. During his more than 25 years at Baptist Health, Crain also served as vice president of patient services at BHMC-Little Rock and BHRI, and as assistant vice president of BHRI.
  • Jay Quebedeaux is now president of Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia and Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County. Quebedeaux replaced Tony Hardage following his retirement. Quebedeaux comes to Baptist Health from Mena Regional Health System, where he served as CEO for seven years.
  • Mackenzie Clyburn has joined BHMC-Little Rock as associate vice president of hospital operations. Clyburn most recently worked as division administrator for general, geriatric and hospital medicine at the University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas.


About Baptist Health

For more than 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.