• Oak Hill Hospital Appoints Steve Young, MBA, as Chief Operating Officer

    Spring Hill, Florida (April 18, 2017) – Oak Hill Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Young as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Young replaces Sonia Wellman, who left to accept the position of CEO at Memorial Hospital of Tampa, another HCA facility. Mr. Young returns to Oak Hill Hospital from Doctors Hospital of Sarasota where he also served as Chief Operating Officer.


    Mr. Young’s career in healthcare began at Oak Hill Hospital where he served as Director of Physician Relations and Business Development.  In 2012, Mr. Young left Oak Hill Hospital when he was accepted into the COO Development Program at Osceola Medical Center where he served as Associate Chief Operating Officer.  From there he was appointed COO at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. 


    Mr. Young is a graduate of Leadership Hernando and Oak Hill Hospital’s Ambassador program, which makes him particularly familiar with the entire local community.


    Mr. Young holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from St. Leo University and a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida.


    He is a member of the American Heart Association Executive Board, the American Congress of Healthcare Executives, and a member of the Medical Group Management Association. He was also a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge.


    Attached photo:  Steven Young, MBA


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    About Oak Hill Hospital:


    Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (280 beds), is the area’s largest private employer, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Over 300 physicians, 1,200 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.


    The new Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital opened in June of 2016, offering advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting. Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including a graduate medical education program, a hospitalist program, 24/7 intensivists as well as 24/7 on site radiologists. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.


    It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.