Villarreal will be joined by other new trustees, Will Daniel, MD, and Esmaeil Porsa, MD, of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health & Hospital System, respectively.
The DFWHC unites industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region.
Villarreal joins a board of 15 esteemed North Texas hospital executives, including Charles Gressle, CEO of Medical City Plano. The DFWHC unites industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region. Three board members, including Villarreal, are new to the board.
“We are delighted to welcome three such distinguished executives to the DFWHC Board of Trustees,” said W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC. “We are looking forward to working with them as we continue our commitment to the Triple Aim of better health, better care and better value for the patients we serve.”
Villarreal assumed his CEO position at Medical City North Hills in 2016 and has almost 20 years of healthcare leadership experience. Villarreal was formerly the vice president and chief operating officer of CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline and Memorial Hospitals in Corpus Christi. Prior to CHRISTUS, he served for seven years as the CEO of Navarro Regional Hospital, a 162-bed acute care hospital in Corsicana, and as COO at Abilene Regional Medical Center in Abilene.
“I’m honored to make contributions to the foundation of the Dallas/Fort Worth healthcare community,” Villarreal said. “The issues before us now are as critical as ever in seeing that we do all we can to accomplish our mission to care for and improve human life.”