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Texas Health Dallas Appoints Chief Medical Officer
07/11/2013

DALLAS — Aurora Estevez, M.D., MBA, FACOG, has been named the chief medical officer at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She joins Texas Health from NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Fla., where she served as the chief medical officer.

Aurora Estevez, M.D., MBA, FACOG
Aurora Estevez, M.D., MBA, FACOG

“Dr. Estevez brings outstanding experience and capabilities as a physician executive to Texas Health Dallas and the entire Texas Health system,” said Dr. Mark Lester, executive vice president and clinical leader for the Southeast Zone. “Her expertise will contribute importantly to our ongoing commitment to engage physicians, nurses and staff at all levels in providing quality care to patients.”

Estevez has more than 20 years of combined experience in private practice and health care administration and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. In her roles in administration at several Florida hospitals, she gained expertise in physician relations and integration, and electronic medical records.

“With her administrative skills and passion for overall patient health and well-being, Dr. Estevez is a perfect fit at Texas Health Dallas,” said Britt Berrett, Ph.D., president of Texas Health Dallas. “She will help us achieve our mission to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.”

Estevez has a master’s in business administration from Yale University, a medical degree from the University of Kansas and an undergraduate degree from the University of Miami. She completed her residency at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. Estevez is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

“I look forward to being a part of a nationally recognized organization,” Estevez said. “I am excited to be a part of the leadership team and to continuously work with the medical staff to improve patient care.”

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. US News and World Report has ranked Texas Health Dallas among the nation’s best hospitals in digestive disorders, orthopedics, and neurology and neurosurgery. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 4,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Dallas.

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