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Carol Gomes Named CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital

By John Commins  
   February 05, 2020

Gomes has been serving as interim CEO at the 624-bed academic medical center.

Veteran healthcare executive Carol A. Gomes has been named CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH), effective immediately, the hospital said in a media release.

"This is an exciting time for Stony Brook Medicine as our upward trajectory continues into the future in terms of health system growth, reputation, quality outcomes and embracing a talented team of professionals delivering extraordinary and cutting-edge care," Gomes said.

Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ, has been COO at the 624-bed academic medical center for six years and recently was named Interim CEO. She's held a number of executive positions over her 35-year career, most of it spent at SBUH.

"In every position Carol has held at Stony Brook University Hospital, she has led with passion for transformative healthcare and championed delivering the highest quality of care to our patients," said Stony Brook University Interim President Michael Bernstein.

The hospital in 2019 completed a major expansion that includes a Medical and Research Translation building, Stony Brook University Cancer Center, and a 225,000-square-foot, 150-bed Hospital Pavilion, which includes the new Stony Brook Children's Hospital.

The Long Island hospital contains Suffolk County's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Regional Perinatal Center. 

“In every position Carol has held at Stony Brook University Hospital, she has led with passion for transformative healthcare and championed delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. ”

John Commins is a content specialist and online news editor for HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.


KEY TAKEAWAYS

Gomes has been COO at the 624-bed academic medical center for six years and recently was named Interim CEO.

She's held a number of executive positions over her 35-year career, most of it spent at SBUH.


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