Leadership and Board Members

Our hospital leaders are passionate about providing high-quality and compassionate care to our community.

People Who Make Us Special

Coast Plaza Hospital is made great by the people who work together with a common goal of providing top-notch care to each and every patient that walks through the doors.  Our team of providers and our board members truly make this hospital a phenomenal place to receive care.  Your Family. Your Community. Your Hospital. 

Our Leadership

Patrick Rafferty

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Patrick Rafferty is an accomplished healthcare industry executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience. He has a strong background in management, operations, strategic planning, and maximizing the potential of facilities and organizations in dynamic and evolving environments.

Downapha Britton

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Downapha Britton brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience, including responsibilities in the areas of hospital operations, quality management, risk management, and clinical education. She comes from a strong academic background and has been a guest lecturer for several universities, including California State University, Long Beach. Prior to joining Coast Plaza Hospital, Downapha served as Director of Nursing at Olympia Medical Center. She holds her Doctorate and MBA from La Trobe University, School of Nursing.


Our Board Members


Pramod Multani, M.D.

Coast Plaza Hospital
Chief of Staff


Ricky Bush, M.D.

Coast Plaza Hospital Emergency Department
Medical Director


Michael W. Barsom, M.D.

Metropolitan State Hospital
Medical Director


Fernando Vasquez

City of Downey


Jose L. Fierro, D.V.M., PhD.

Cerritos College


Reggie Berry

Goals For Life
Executive Director


Brenda Olmos

City of Paramount


Jennifer Perez

Mayor, City of Norwalk


Goon (Grace) A. Lee