Medical City Arlington gets new top manager

Keith Zimmerman

ARLINGTON – Keith Zimmerman, a 26-year healthcare veteran, will become CEO of Medical Center Arlington April 1, Medical City Healthcare announced Jan. 23.

Zimmerman has served as CEO at Medical City Children’s Hospital and guided women and children’s services for the entire Medical City Healthcare division since 2013. Medical City Healthcare, part of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), operates 13 hospitals and has about 14,000 employees in North Texas.

“Keith’s strategic focus on growth, collaboration with physicians across a complex array of specialties and his ability to deliver an exceptional experience for patients and families will help lead Medical City Arlington to the next level of excellence,” Erol Akdamar, FACHE, president of Medical City Healthcare, said in a news release.

“Medical City Arlington is a highly regarded full-service hospital with honors including The Joint Commission Top Performer,” Zimmerman said in the release. “I look forward to joining the team of highly skilled healthcare professionals, developing new strategies and serving the Arlington community with excellence always.”

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Zimmerman has held multiple operational and business development roles in health care. He holds a master of business administration in health care management from Regis University in Denver with graduate honors and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Louisiana.

– FWBP Staff