LeBonheur Healthcare Names Two New Leaders 

Mar 17, 2024 at 08:59 pm by pjeter

Brandon Edgerson and Benjamin “Rush” Waller


LeBonheur Health has announced two new executive leadership changes.

Brandon Edgerson, Pharm D, MS, is Le Bonheur’s new Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Brandon oversees operations in the Pharmacy, Lab, Radiology, Rehabilitation Services, Nutrition, Spiritual Care, Child Life, Social Work, Volunteer Services and Respiratory Care. Brandon joined the Le Bonheur family in 2006 and served as director of Pharmacy before moving into his current position. In addition to his work at Le Bonheur, he has held the offices of President and Secretary/Treasurer for TSHP and been involved in various professional organizations such as TPA, Children’s Hospital Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the UTHSC Pharmacy Alumni Board. Brandon earned his PharmD from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, completed his residency training at The Ohio State University Medical Center and earned his master’s from The Ohio State University.


Dr. Benjamin “Rush” Waller is the new Chief Medical Officer at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and also serves as medical director of Le Bonheur’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease division. He is also professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He graduated from Memphis University School before attending Rhodes College. Upon graduation from Rhodes, he attended medical school at UTHSC where he earned a Doctor of Medicine before completing an internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Pediatrics. He completed his residency at UTHSC in Pediatrics before doing a fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Waller joined Le Bonheur Children’s in 1999 as the first pediatric interventional cardiologist in Memphis. He was also the first cardiologist in Memphis certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and started the nationally accredited ACHD program in Le Bonheur's Heart Institute.

Dr. Waller also serves the Memphis community as a longtime volunteer and board president of Carpenter Art Garden, a non-profit organization dedicated to working with the children of Binghampton to promote each one's creativity and self-worth through exposure to artistic, educational and vocational programs.


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