Methodist Healthcare August 28, 2019

SAN ANTONIO, TX, AUGUST 27, 2019 ― Methodist Hospital has appointed Kevin Scoggin as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for both Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. Kevin joins the Methodist Healthcare System after serving the past three years as COO for St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, a 334-bed acute care hospital.

During his tenure as COO, Kevin served as the programmatic development lead for Oncology, Trauma and Cardiovascular services. He also provided executive-level leadership for the Cath Lab, Electrophysiology, Trauma, Imaging, Respiratory Therapy, Facility Operations, Pharmacy, Bone Marrow Transplant Operations and Physician & Provider Relations. In addition to his departmental and programmatic development responsibilities, Kevin also managed a number of projects, including a $50-million emergency room and inpatient bed expansion.

Throughout his career, Kevin served in multiple leadership roles within HCA including COO at Summerville Medical Center near Charleston, South Carolina; Associate COO at Kingwood Medical Center near Houston, Texas; and Administrative Resident & Assistant Administrator at Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

“Given Kevin’s strong experience in operations and programmatic growth, combined with his extensive leadership in medical management, I am certain he will be an impactful and valuable member of the leadership team at Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital,” said Dan Miller, CEO of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital.

Kevin will join Methodist Healthcare System effective September 1, 2019.

About Methodist Hospital:

Methodist Hospital, opened in 1963, is the pioneer facility of the world renowned South Texas Medical Center. It has grown to be the flagship hospital of the Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio’s largest and most preferred healthcare provider. Methodist Hospital maintains an award-winning reputation with a commitment to serving humanity to honor God by providing exceptional and cost-effective healthcare, accessible to all.

Offering a broad range of specialties, Methodist Hospital’s excellence is a reflection of the key service lines provided including cardiology, boasting San Antonio’s only heart transplant program; oncology; emergency medicine; bone and marrow stem cell transplants, the first fact accredited program in the nation; neurosciences; women’s services; and orthopedics. The hospital is recognized as a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and is the global leader in robotics, having the largest program in the world. 

Methodist Hospital has received several prestigious accreditations for clinical excellence and quality outcomes as well as innovation and people’s choice awards. It has received a Hospital Safety Grade of “A” for the fourth consecutive period, a true testament to the hospital being selected as the most preferred and trusted health care system each and every year.