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Executive Team

Thomas Lawrence, MD, MBA, President & CEO

Dr. Robillard

Dr. Lawrence is the President & CEO for Catholic Medical Partners. Born and raised in Buffalo, he began his medical career in Western New York, holding several clinical and administrative positions, including serving as Vice President of Southern Tier Independent Physicians Association.

A well-respected physician executive with a strong background in medical staff leadership, population health, clinical transformation, and value-based care, Dr. Lawrence previously served as Chief Medical Officer of Innovative Health Alliance of New York, a Clinically Integrated Network based in Albany. Other positions include President of Mount Carmel Medical Group, in Columbus, Ohio; Chief Medical Officer of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates in Albany, New York; and Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Peninsula Regional Medical Group and Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland. 

David J. Martinke, DO, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Martinke

Dr. Martinke has been a longtime member and board member prior to joining the staff of Catholic Medical Partners in 2015. As Chief Medical Officer, he is leading clinical integration and standardization efforts and physician relations with our nearly 1,000 members. In addition, he serves as the organization’s administrative lead for membership matters. 

A partner with Primary Care of Western New York, Dr. Martinke served as the chairman of the Department of Family and General Practice at Sisters of Charity Hospital for 17 years prior to his current position with CMP. He also served as the director of osteopathic medical education and program director for the family practice residency at Sisters Hospital for 14 years. Dr. Martinke is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice.

David Serra, MD, Associate Medical Director

Dr. Martinke

Dr. Serra is the Associate Medical Director for Catholic Medical Partners (CMP) Independent Practice Association. He is also a founding partner of Buffalo-Niagara Hospitalist, LLC, and works on staff as a hospitalist at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

A member of CMP since 2004, Dr. Serra has held a number of leadership roles within the organization. Dr. Serra partners with Chief Medical Officer, David J. Martinke, DO to provide medical leadership for the organization’s efforts in population health management; clinical integration; and quality and utilization management. Working alongside Dr. Martinke, he provides continued leadership for CMP membership in the important work of transforming patient care and successfully adapting to value based payment models.