Chris Mowan Named New CEO at Medical City Dallas
Mowan Joins Medical City from MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas
DALLAS – June 30, 2016: Chris Mowan, MBA, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer at Medical City Dallas. He begins his tenure at Medical City July 25.
Mowan joins Medical City from Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has served the past three years as CEO of MountainView Hospital, a complex teaching hospital. During his tenure at MountainView, he oversaw a $90-million facility expansion, achieved unprecedented ER growth and launched graduate medical education programs.
“Chris is both a strategic and collaborative leader,” said Erol Akdamar, president of Medical City Healthcare, “His ability to partner with physicians across a broad range of complex specialties to expand patient care and access will lead Medical City Dallas to the next level of excellence.”
Mowan’s career with HCA spans more than 20 years, starting with roots as a Medical City Healthcare manager to roles as COO at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso and as COO at Sunrise Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas, which was ranked as the #1 facility in Nevada by U.S. News & World Report under his leadership. In North Texas, Mowan was instrumental in developing the intern and resident teaching program at Medical City Fort Worth, which continues to develop physicians today.
“I look forward to returning to North Texas and becoming part of the Medical City Dalla family,” Mowan said. “I am excited to lead and build on the hospital’s already outstanding reputation for medical care.”
Mowan is a graduate of Indiana University and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
About Medical City Dallas
Founded in 1974, Medical City Dallas is an award-winning, 796-bed hospital recognized for its state-of-the-art medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. Located in Dallas, Texas, the medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are world experts in their fields. Medical City offers nearly 100 specialties, including world-class programs for heart and vascular, brain and spine, women’s services, orthopedics, transplant (heart, kidney and pancreas), cancer, bariatrics and robotic surgery. Medical City has been recognized by The Joint Commission in 2015 as a Top Performer on key quality measures and was named a top 10 Best Hospital in Texas by U.S. News and World Report in 2015. Medical City Dallas Hospital is part of Medical City Healthcare.