Kevin Scoggin

Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Kevin Scoggin

Kevin Scoggin was appointed as Chief Executive Officer for Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in 2021. Prior to joining Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Kevin served as the Chief Operating Officer for Methodist Children’s Hospital since 2019, after serving for three years as COO at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.

During his tenure in Austin, 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 and 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.

Koji Nishimura

Chief Medical Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Koji Nishimura

Koji Nishimura, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant. As CMO, he partners with physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff members on quality, safety, health, and excellence initiatives. In addition, he serves as the liaison between the medical staff and the hospital.

Prior to joining the Methodist Healthcare System, Dr. Nishimura worked for the Defense Health Agency. He also served our country in the United States Army for 34 years as an engineer and medical corps officer. Dr. Nishimura is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He has extensive experience in clinical, administrative, and leadership roles with the U.S. Army, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Defense, and a for-profit medical center, including many CEO and CMO roles.

Pamela Guillory

Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Pamela Guillory, MBA, BSN, joined Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in 2021 as the Chief Nursing Officer, with 21 years of nursing experience.

Previously, she was the Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Methodist Hospital Atascosa, formerly the South Texas Regional Medical Center in Jourdanton, Texas, until it was purchased by the Methodist Healthcare System in 2017.

Prior to her service in Jourdanton, Guillory was the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer for the Tomball Regional Medical Center in Tomball, Texas.

Guillory began her career as a staff nurse for Clear Lake Medical Center in Webster, Texas, where she was responsible for all aspects of patient care—from assessments, to evaluation, to coming up with a health care plan for patients.

JP Bartonico, MHA, FACHE

Chief Operating Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

JP Bartonico

JP Bartonico was named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in January of 2016. He brings more than 11 years of healthcare experience to his leadership role at this hospital.

JP has been in multiple roles throughout Methodist Healthcare. He started his healthcare career as an Administrative Resident at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak helping to help open the facility. He went on to assist in the purchase of what is now Methodist Hospital Texsan ultimately becoming Vice President of Operations. JP was later promoted to Associate Administrator of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital and helped with the $250 million expansion of the campus.

Currently at Specialty and Transplant, JP oversees a variety of areas including surgical services, GI lab, cardiac cath lab, and interventional radiology as well as ancillary departments such as imaging, lab, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, food and nutrition services, facilities management, and housekeeping.

Joseph DeLeon

Chief Financial Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Zachary Johnson

Joseph DeLeon serves as Chief Financial Officer. He joined Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in September 2022. Most recently, Joseph served as the Assistant Chief Financial Officer for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. Joseph has an extensive background in accounting and finance. He has been with the Methodist Healthcare System since 2009.

Joseph received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio, he obtained his Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University, and completed the HCA Executive Development Program in 2018.