TAMPA, Fla., May 17, 2022 – We are excited to announce that Sally Seymour has been promoted to chief executive officer (CEO) for HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, according to Ravi Chari, M.D., president and CEO of HCA Healthcare West Florida Division. Seymour has more than 20 years healthcare experience and is the chief operating officer (COO) and interim CEO for HCA Florida Trinity Hospital. She will serve as interim CEO until a replacement is named.
Seymour joined Trinity Hospital in 2018 from HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital where she also served as COO. Over the last four years she has been instrumental in supporting the growth of the Trinity’s women’s services, surgical and emergency programs. During this time, the hospital’s inpatient capacity expanded to 340 beds and the facility supports a secondary campus with behavioral health services in New Port Richey and three freestanding emergency rooms, one each in Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
“Sally’s focus on providing quality, compassionate patient care across multiple campuses and product lines has prepared her well for successfully leading St. Petersburg General Hospital,” said Tim Burroughs, Chief Administrative Officer for HCA Healthcare West Florida Division. “We look forward to her joining the Pinellas market as we focus on expanding and enhancing our women’s services, surgical oncology and community engagement offerings.”
In 2013, Seymour was selected to participate in the HCA Healthcare Executive Development Program and joined HCA Florida Largo Hospital as associate COO. Prior to HCA, she worked for Pfizer pharmaceuticals in San Francisco and Tampa.
Born in upstate New York, Seymour received her bachelor’s degree in communications from Wake Forest University and her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Tampa. Sally and her husband Oliver have a 14-year-old son Kieran and 11-year-old daughter Emma.
About HCA Florida Healthcare HCA Florida Healthcare, a part of HCA Healthcare, is a family of more than 570 affiliated sites of care, including hospitals, physician practices and freestanding emergency rooms. United as a statewide network in 2021, HCA Florida Healthcare includes approximately 11,000 experienced doctors and 77,000 colleagues working together to deliver advanced, collaborative care to more than 6.4 million patients each year. HCA Florida Healthcare is committed to improving more lives in more ways and giving back to the communities it serves. The network provided nearly $836.6 million in uncompensated care and invested significantly in innovative technologies and facilities across Florida, including the new $360 million state-of-the-art, multi-specialty HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie, Fla. A strong advocate for the next generation of healthcare professionals, HCA Florida Healthcare is also a major supporter of university-based healthcare programs and residencies and fellowships throughout the Sunshine State. For more information, please visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com