North Richland Hills, TX — Mark Deno, FACHE, has been named CEO of Medical City North Hills, starting August 5.

Deno has been part of HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Medical City Healthcare, since 2014. Most recently, he served as COO of The Medical Center of Aurora, part of HealthONE in Denver. Under his leadership, the hospital added key services and elevated standards in stroke care, rehabilitation and surgical services, increasing the lifesaving surgical care the hospital was able to provide.

“Mark has a proven record of leadership with a dedication to providing exceptional, quality healthcare,” says Erol Akdamar, FACHE, president of Medical City Healthcare. “We are delighted to welcome him back to North Texas to lead Medical City North Hills.”

Deno began his career in surgery centers in Colorado and Texas, including two years as CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, where he gained important insight into the North Texas healthcare landscape.

“I’m excited to return to North Texas and to work in an environment where the commitment to compassionate, excellent care is demonstrated in every action, every patient, every time,” said Deno. “I look forward to working alongside the dedicated colleagues at Medical City North Hills that care for our community.”

Medical City North Hills is a Primary Stroke Center with Cycle 5 chest pain accreditation and growing bariatric and joint replacement programs. The hospital has an “A” safety rating from the Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades.

About Medical City North Hills

Medical City North Hills Hospital is licensed for 164 beds and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. North Hills also has Disease Specific Certification by the Joint Commission for hip, knee, shoulder and cardiac service lines and we are a designated Level III trauma center.  Our specialty services and honors include being the first hospital in the U.S. to have a Cycle 4 Chest Pain Center and the first in North Texas to attain Cycle 5 accreditation with PCI and Resuscitation. We have Primary Stroke Center certification by the Joint Commission and also specialize in total joint replacement and cardiac care. Medical City North Hills Hospital is a member of Medical City Healthcare.

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