Jeff Wilson

Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Jeff Wilson has served Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant as the Chief Executive Officer for the past four years. During his tenure, Specialty and Transplant has been recognized as the nation’s largest live donor kidney transplant program, the nation’s best liver transplant program for patient and graft survival, expanded services for Behavioral Health and modernized its infrastructure. The hospital recently announced an additional $2 million investment in expanding outpatient behavioral health and psychiatric emergency services. The facility has significantly reduced falls and hospital acquired infections while increasing overall patient satisfaction to consistently result in the top quartile of all hospitals in the United States.

Jeff began his career in Washington, D.C., working at the U.S. Department of State and Office of Government Ethics. He was appointed by Virginia Governor George Allen, focusing on public health policy in the Secretary of Health and Human Resources’ office. He then led a partnership initiative uniting both public and private sectors between the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association and the Virginia Department of Health to stimulate unprecedented collaboration in advancing overall health status.

Jeff joined HCA in 2005, where he held a variety of leadership positions in several Richmond, Virginia area hospitals, as well as serving as the Vice President of Orthopedics and Spine in HCA’s Capital Division. In 2011, he moved to San Antonio and served as Chief Operating Officer of Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan. While there, he oversaw the $50 million construction and expansion of the ICU tower.

Jeff and his wife Karen have three children A.J., Tess, and Bennet.

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