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About Our CEO

Luis Amaro, MD

Chief Executive Officer
Schneider Regional Medical Center
St. Thomas U. S. Virgin Islands

Dr. Luis Amaro photo

Dr. Luis O. Amaro was appointed as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Regional Medical Center on February 1st, 2020.

Dr. Amaro is a native of the US Virgin Islands, born on the island of St. Thomas. He is a proud product of the Virgin Islands Public Education System. 

He is a graduate of Wright State University - School of Medicine, where he earned his Doctorate Degree in Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center/Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Amaro is dually board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Dr. Amaro has been employed with SRMC since 2005 and has served in various leadership positions at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, these include Chief of Medicine, President of the Medical Staff, and Vice-President of the Medical Staff and Chief Medical Officer from 2015 to 2020. 

Dr. Amaro also owns a thriving private medical practice, Comprehensive Primary Care Specialists, LLC.

Dr. Amaro’s focus as the Interim Leader of the organization is to transform Schneider Regional Medical Center into a Highly Reliable Organization, ensuring safe, healthcare our patients can trust. 

Dr. Amaro is married to Jessica Amaro, and they are the proud parents of Ksza, Denajo, Keyonte, and Ajena.