Methodist Healthcare
August 01, 2022

San Antonio, TX – Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak appoints Carson Smith as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Smith currently serves as the Assistant Chief Operating Officer (ACOO) at Medical City Dallas, Medical City Children’s Hospital, Medical City Heart Hospital, and Medical City Spine Hospital. During his tenure, he was a project lead for the opening of Medical City Heart and Medical City Spine Hospitals. He led the expansion of the Medical City Heart Tower and increased capacity of Congenital Heart and NICU at Medical City Children’s Hospital. In addition to his executive oversight of multiple departments, he assisted with capital project and programmatic developments.

Prior to his role as ACOO, Smith served as Assistant Administrator for Medical City Dallas following his time as a Medical City Healthcare Administrative Resident. He received a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Arkansas. Smith is also a graduate of the 2021 HCA Healthcare Executive Development Program.

“We are very excited for Carson to be joining our team,” said Jeff Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak. “His leadership and operational experience will further support our hospital growth initiatives and capital expansions, while focusing on quality, safety, and exceptional patient care.”

Smith’s first day in his new role will be August 29th.