December 02, 2021
Irving – Jessica O’Neal, FACHE, has been named chief executive officer for Medical City Las Colinas, starting January 6.
Since 2018, O’Neal has served as the chief executive officer of Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas, establishing a strong foundation of success and growth. There, she led all programs related to women’s and children’s services, launching and expanding world-class congenital heart and fetal surgery programs, among her many accomplishments. During her tenure, the facilities achieved Level IV Maternal and Level IV NICU designations, the highest level of care available for women and critically ill babies. The hospitals have been recognized with numerous awards for outstanding pediatric and women’s care.
“Jessica has a proven track record of strategic leadership and dedication to compassionate, patient-centered care certain to benefit patients from the greater Irving and Las Colinas area,” says Erol Akdamar, FACHE, president of Medical City Healthcare. “With more than 15 years of healthcare experience, I am confident that Jessica will lead Medical City Las Colinas to the next level of healthcare excellence.”
Prior to her roles at Medical City Healthcare, O’Neal served as the chief operating officer of HCA Healthcare’s West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. She previously served as vice president of operations and chief operating officer of Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
O’Neal earned a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Texas Christian University. She serves on the board of directors for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and Community Partners of Dallas.