Houston, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John Corbeil, who has been the chief operating officer at HCA’s Medical City Fort Worth since March 2016, has been named the new chief executive officer of HCA Houston Healthcare’s Kingwood Medical Center, effective January 14, 2019. He is replacing Melinda Stephenson, who has announced her decision to retire.

While at Medical City Fort Worth, Corbeil successfully led operational and business development efforts across multiple service lines. He helped the hospital achieve unprecedented growth, has been instrumental in improving physician satisfaction and led multiple operational improvement efforts.

Corbeil had been with HCA’s North Texas/Medical City Healthcare Division for six years and held several leadership roles, including associate chief operating officer at Medical City Dallas, assistant administrator at Medical City Fort Worth and administrative fellow at the HCA North Texas Division office.

“John is dedicated to patient care and has the ability to develop positive relationships with employees and physicians,” said HCA Houston Healthcare President Troy Villarreal. “He will be a valuable leader at Kingwood Medical Center, and we are happy he has decided to join us.”

Corbeil earned both his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his master’s degree in health administration from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Leadership North Texas. He is also a board member of The University of Iowa’s College of Public Health and Near Southside Inc., which is focused on economic development and city planning.


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About Kingwood Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare

Kingwood Medical Center is a 439-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston area for over 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac, neuroscience and women services programs. Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department. For more information, visit our website at www.kingwoodmedical.com. Kingwood Medical Center is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare (www.HCAhoustonhealthcare.com), part of the HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 18 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 12 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com.

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