NewYork-Presbyterian selects new leaders for 2 hospitals

New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian tapped Robert Guimento to serve as president of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and Juan Mejia as senior vice president and COO of NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, effective Aug. 1. Both facilities are based in New York City.

Mr. Guimento most recently served as senior vice president and COO for NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. Previously, he was vice president for ambulatory care at Lower Manhattan Hospital. He has also held a management role at the New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals. He holds a master's degree in health administration from Durham, N.C.-based Duke University.

Mr. Mejia previously served as vice president of operations for NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He has prior experience as revenue manager and director of clinical operations at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City. He previously worked as a consultant for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Mr. Mejia earned his master of public health degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York City.

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