Spotlight: Lisa Icard

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Lisa Icard with the department of surgery.

Do you know of a Baylor staff member who exemplifies our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Teamwork and Excellence (RIITE)? Nominate him or her to be featured in Spotlight by emailing Dana Benson at

LIsa Icard

LIsa Icard

Name: Lisa Icard

Title: Director of Clinical Operations

Department: Surgery

How long have you been at BCM? Three years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? What I love most about working at Baylor is being part of a team with the best faculty. They are experts in their field, and they share that knowledge with residents, students and staff to influence the lives of so many patients. I love our commitment as an institution to strive for greatness in all aspects of healthcare.

Where were you born? Houston

What is your favorite kind of food? Mexican

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Pappasito’s; – beef fajitas or beef tacos

What’s on your music playlist? Foo Fighters, Muse, U2, Chevelle, Shinedown, Twenty-One Pilots

What is your dream vacation? Maldives Islands

What is your favorite TV show? “Outlander”

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … love going to rock concerts!

What are some of your personal hobbies? I love to read, travel, make wreaths and spend time with my family

Last book you read? “Midnight Lily” by Mia Sheridan

Last movie you saw? “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (not too bad!)

Any kids? Pets? One daughter named Payton who is turning 13; she is a fantastic percussion player, smart and keeps us busy! We have one miniature schnauzer named Mollie who was our practice before we had Payton; Mollie is 14 years old.

Favorite food on campus? Mary O’s Cafe

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? Jamail Building; it’s a beautiful building with great views!