Eric Hammer, MHA

Vice President, Regional Operations

Contact: Email: Phone: (712) 794-5421

Eric HammerEric is a graduate of University of South Dakota with a BS in Health Administration and Walden University with Master of Health Administration. 

Eric has 30+ years working in Healthcare Administration. He worked at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ, Avera Health System, as well as in private practices. He joined St. Anthony Regional Hospital in 2013.

At St. Anthony, Eric oversees the nine St. Anthony Clinics as well as the departments of Radiology and Pharmacy. He also guides and coordinates physician recruitment, and acts as physician liaison. 

A favorite quote of Eric's that represents his healthcare zeal is, “One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others.” – Lewis Carroll.

Eric is active on the St. John Lutheran Church Council, Big Brother program, and coaches his children and their teams in all different youth sports. He and his wife have three teenage children and are kept very busy. When he has time, he enjoys a wide variety of outdoor hobbies including fishing and hunting and also works on cars and motorcycles among his other diversions.