Meet the leaders of the 16 best hospitals in Florida for joint replacements

Healthgrades recently released its rankings for the best hospitals in the U.S. for joint replacements, including 16 in Florida. 

The rankings recognize hospitals that deliver superior patient outcomes in knee and hip replacements.

Read more on the publication's ranking methodology here.

Here are the leaders of the Florida hospitals and health systems that were included in the rankings:

HCA Florida Blake Hospital (Bradenton)

  • Steve Young, CEO
  • Paige Laughlin, COO
  • Andrew Smith, CFO
  • Sanjiv Tewari, MD, chief medical officer
  • Todd Haner, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Capital Hospital (Tallahassee)

  • Chris Mosley, CEO
  • Tavarres Jefferson, COO
  • Trey Blake, MD, chief medical officer
  • Francisca Thai, CFO
  • Tara Beth Anderson, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital (Port Charlotte)

  • Michael Ehrat, CEO

HCA Florida JFK Hospital (Atlantis)

  • Ken West, CEO
  • Tom Schlemmer, CFO
  • Alex Paya, MD, chief medical officer
  • Damon Barrett, COO

HCA Florida Kendall Hospital (Miami)

  • Ben Harris, CEO
  • Joe Britner, COO
  • Vickie Magurean, CFO
  • Lizette Otero, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer
  • Sean Benoit, MD, chief medical officer

HCA Florida Lake City Hospital

  • Jill Adams, CEO

HCA Florida Memorial Hospital (Jacksonville)

  • Reed Hammond, CEO
  • Tammy Razmic, COO
  • Kevin McKeown, CFO
  • Albert Holt, MD, chief medical officer
  • David Threatt, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida North Florida Hospital (Gainesville)

  • C. Eric Lawson, CEO
  • Kristy Redd-Hachey, CFO
  • John Gerhold, COO
  • Sherrie Somers, DO, chief medical officer

HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital (Brooksville)

  • Ken Wicker, CEO
  • Sam Boadi, COO
  • Keri Pintozzi, CFO
  • David Slovut, MD, PhD, chief medical officer
  • Sheila Sanders, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Ocala Hospital

  • Alan Keesee, CEO
  • Tom Eisel, CFO
  • Isaiah Zirkle, COO
  • Sabrina Braun, DNP, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital

  • Robert Meade, CEO
  • Todd Cruz, RN, chief nursing officer
  • Jennifer Bocker, MD, chief medical officer
  • Charles Schwaner, CFO
  • Kelly Malloy, COO

HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital (Port Saint Lucie)

  • Corey Lovelace, CEO
  • Nicole Garlinghouse, CFO
  • Michael Barbera, COO
  • Jorge Gonzalez Jirau, MD, chief medical officer
  • Jodi LoDolce, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Trinity Hospital

  • Mike Irvin, CEO
  • Peter Rossi, MD, chief of staff
  • Elbert Barnes, MD, chief of medicine
  • Alene Wright, MD, chief of surgery

Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale)

  • Mark Doyle, president and CEO
  • Jose Lopez, MD, chief medical officer
  • Taren O'Brien, MSN, RN, vice president and chief nursing officer

Mayo Clinic in Florida (Jacksonville)

  • Gianrico Farrugia, MD, CEO and president of Mayo Clinic
  • Kent Thielen, MD, CEO of Mayo Clinic Florida

Sarasota Memorial Hospital 

  • David Verinder, president and CEO
  • Jeff Limbocker, CFO
  • James Fiorica, MD, chief medical officer

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