Dr. Cavagnol currently serves as president of Mercy Clinic Springfield and has held numerous roles in the ministry since 2008 including chief physician officer, surgical director - patient safety and quality resources, general surgery section chair and vice president- surgery. He continues to practice at Mercy as a general surgeon and serves as a Health Foundation Board member. He also served in the United States Navy as a trauma surgeon during Operation Iraqi Freedom and provided humanitarian relief following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Dr. Cavagnol earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, and completed his postgraduate general surgery training and residency at the University of Cincinnati. He holds a master’s in healthcare administration from Missouri State University.