John Walker has been named Chief Operating Officer of Medical City Denton effective October 23.
"We welcome John to our Medical City Family. His combinations of hospital leadership experience and community involvement are a great match for our culture," said Steven Edgar, CEO of Medical City Denton.
Walker joins Medical City Denton from Medical City Dallas, where he served as Associate Administrator since August 2016.
Prior to joining Medical City Dallas, Walker served as the Associate Administrator at Medical City McKinney, where he oversaw pharmacy, laboratory, the senior health clinic, plant operations, food & nutrition services, environmental services and security.
During his tenure at Medical City McKinney, Walker achieved top employee engagement scores, opened a senior health clinic, increased patient experience scores in his role as service excellence champion, and served as the chief staffing officer. Additionally, he gained experience in product line development, strategic planning/capital acquisition management, and construction management.
Prior to joining HCA, Walker worked in commercial real estate at Swearingen Realty Group in Dallas. He holds a Master of Science, Healthcare Administration degree from Trinity University, along with a Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in finance, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas Tech University.
Walker has served on the board of directors for Community Lifeline Center, is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and was inducted into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. He resides in Plano with his wife Kendall and son, Graham.