Medical City Arlington
January 24, 2017

Zimmerman promoted from Medical City Children’s Hospital

Keith Zimmerman has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Medical City Arlington effective April 1.

Since 2013, 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. He oversaw the development of a $125 million women’s hospital scheduled to open in 2018 and a 156,000 square foot expansion to the hospital’s Building E tower, which opened in May. Zimmerman also broadened the Medical City Children’s Urgent Care network and increased the breadth and depth of physicians and specialists in both women’s services and pediatrics. Under his leadership, the hospital was ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the country for the first time by U.S. News & World Report.

“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,” says Erol Akdamar, FACHE, president of Medical City Healthcare.

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

Zimmerman has 26 years of healthcare experience and has held multiple operational and business development roles. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Regis University in Denver with Graduate Honors, along with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana.

Photo of Keith Zimmerman.