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John Deardorff Named President and CEO of Reston Hospital Center

October 16, 2012

Reston, Virginia, Virginia, September 25, 2012 – John A. Deardorff, FACHE, has been named president and chief executive officer of 187-bed Reston Hospital Center effective January 1, 2013.  He will also serve as lead executive for HCA Virginia’s Northern Virginia Market, which includes Dominion Hospital, a 100-bed behavioral health hospital, as well as Reston Surgery Center and Fairfax Surgery Center.

“John has built an outstanding track record as a CEO of several HCA hospitals,” said Margaret Lewis, President of HCA’s Capital Division and Senior Executive of HCA Virginia, and Joe Ritchey, Chairman of Reston Hospital’s Board of Directors.  “In those roles, he created internal cultures marked by collaboration, patient-care excellence, and a commitment to the community.  He will provide superb leadership to our hospital and market.”       

“I’m delighted and honored to be joining the Reston Hospital team,” said Deardorff.  “It has earned a well-deserved reputation for clinical excellence and innovation.”

Deardorff replaces Tim McManus, who was promoted to CEO of HCA’s Chippenham and Johnston-Willis hospitals, a 758-bed, two-campus facility in Richmond, VA.

Deardorff was previously CEO at 257-bed Fort Walton Beach (FL) Medical Center.  He has also served as CEO of Lake City (FL) Medical Center; West Marion Community Hospital (Ocala, FL); and Polk Medical Center (Cedartown, GA).  All are HCA facilities.  He received an MHA degree from George Washington University and a bachelor of science degree from Towson University in Maryland with a double major in business administration and health services management. 

He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executive.  He and his wife Karen have two daughters – Kacie and Katelyn.    

About Reston Hospital Center

Part of HCA Virginia Health System, Reston Hospital Center is a 187-bed, acute-care medical and surgical facility founded in 1986.  It has garnered high honors for attentive patient care and nursing excellence, receiving the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet Recognition Program®.  The hospital is part of HCA Inc., a Nashville, Tenn.-based company that is the leading provider of healthcare services in America