Mansfield hospital leader heading to Dallas

John Phillips

John Phillips, FACHE, president of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center for the last seven years, became president of Methodist Health System’s flagship hospital in Dallas Sept. 10.

During his tenure in Mansfield, Phillips grew the hospital to 254 beds, gained Level 3 trauma designation and earned Magnet designation, the highest quality distinction for nursing, Methodist Dallas said in a news release.

“I’m continually impressed with the great physicians, staff and programs at Methodist Dallas, and I’m humbled to lead such an accomplished team,” Phillips said in the release. “Methodist Dallas is a growing destination hospital. I look forward to expanding its premier service lines and building others.”

Prior to coming to Methodist, Phillips held various CEO and COO positions with health systems including Christus and Hendrick in Abilene. He began his career as a physical therapist, earned a master of business administration and a masters in healthcare administration at Trinity University. He was named a Fort Worth Business Press Healthcare Hero in 2014.

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