Medical City Denton July 28, 2016

Steven Edgar Named New CEO at Medical City Denton

Steven Edgar, FACHE, PT, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical City Denton. He begins his tenure at August 22.

Edgar joins Medical City Denton from Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, a 99-bed acute care hospital in Wichita, Kansas where he has served the past four years as CEO. During his tenure at Wesley Woodlawn he achieved outstanding patient satisfaction and employee engagement, and expanded service lines including ER, cardiology, and surgical services.

“Steve’s ability to collaborate with physicians across a broad range of specialties combined with his focus on outstanding patient experience, quality, and employee engagement will help lead Medical City Denton to the next level of excellence.” said Erol Akdamar, president of Medical City Healthcare.

Prior to Wesley Woodlawn, Edgar served as COO and Associate Administrator of the 760-bed Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, leading volume growth strategies, physician relations and recruitment, staffing, capital construction, and ancillary patient care departments.

“Our entire family is excited about the move to Denton and becoming part of the community,” said Edgar, “Medical City Denton has a national reputation for excellent outcomes and quality patient care, and I’m looking forward to working with the medical staff, board members and employees to advance the hospital’s excellent reputation.”

Edgar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science-Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a Master of Public Administration – Health Administration, from University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Steven Edgar high-resolution headshot.

About Medical City Healthcare

Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Medical City Healthcare strives to deliver excellence always - providing the highest quality, cost-effective health care in the communities it serves. With the resources and strength of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the nation’s leading provider of quality health care services with 165 hospitals in the United States and England, Medical City Healthcare is one of the region’s largest most comprehensive health care providers and includes 15 hospitals, 79 patient care sites, more than 5500 active physicians and 15,000 employees in Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma. Four Medical City Healthcare hospitals are accredited comprehensive stroke centers, five hospitals hold the prestigious Magnet Recognized® status from the American Nurses Association, and six have been recognized by Joint Commission as Top Performers in the nation. For more information visit: