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.

Diane Biery, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Diane Biery

Diane Biery, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant. Her primary responsibilities include partnering with physicians to deliver quality medical care and achieve clinical excellence goals. She leads the quality, patient safety and advanced clinicals teams at Specialty and Transplant. Dr. Biery serves as a liaison between the hospital and the medical staff.

Prior to her role as CMO, Dr. Biery served as the Chief Quality Officer for a healthcare system in South Texas. She is board certified in internal medicine and anesthesiology.

Dr. Biery helped develop the Perioperative Anesthesia Guidelines for Methodist Healthcare and served as the system lead for pain management and enhanced surgical recovery initiatives. Dr. Biery helped lead the hospital to achieve Leapfrog A status five of last six reporting periods. Under her leadership, Specialty and Transplant physician engagement scores consistently rank in the 80th percentile. In 2019, the Bexar County Medical Society awarded Dr. Biery the Women in Medicine: Healthcare Executive Leadership Award.

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 South, 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.

Zachary Johnson, CPA

Chief Financial Officer, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Zachary Johnson

Zachary Johnson, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer. He joined Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in 2019 with eight years of experience in healthcare finance. He currently oversees all financial activities, including accounting and budgeting.

Zachary moved to Texas from Arizona, where he was the CFO at a specialty hospital. During his tenure, he focused on cost reduction, improving efficiency and grooming staff for success. He also has experience in cost accounting, internal audit and physician group leadership.