Coral Gables Hospital appoints Patrick Downes CEO: 5 things to know

Coral Gables (Fla.) Hospital has appointed Patrick Downes CEO.

Here are five things to know about Mr. Downes.

1. Mr. Downes comes to Coral Gables Hospital after serving as the COO of Hialeah (Fla.) Hospital, which is part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's Florida region.

2. As COO of Hialeah Hospital, Mr. Downes' led several innovative projects, such as the opening of the first senior emergency room in Miami-Dade County, a new comprehensive wound care center and the opening of a 12- bed behavioral health unit, according to Coral Gables Hospital. He also led a regional COO group for Tenet Healthcare in Florida.

3. Mr. Downes previously served as the associate administrator for Tenet Florida Physician Services, a multi-specialty physician group that serves the South Florida communities of West Palm Beach, as well as Broward and Miami-Dade counties. 

4. Mr. Downes also previously was associate administrator at North Shore Medical Center in Miami and was instrumental in developing the hospital's primary stroke center, according to Coral Gables Hospital.

5. Mr. Downes earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in business administration from Florida State University in Tallahassee.


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