February 22, 2012
Richmond, Virginia, February 21, 2012 – After seven and one-half years as Chief Executive Officer of CJW Medical Center’s Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals, Peter A. Marmerstein has been promoted to President of HCA’s West Florida Division. He begins his new role on April 1 and will have responsibility for 16 hospitals and 16 surgery centers on the west coast of Florida and near Orlando.
“Working at CJW Medical Center has been a wonderful experience for me professionally and personally,” said Marmerstein. “I will always have great memories of my time here. CJW has an outstanding group of physicians and staff, and I feel privileged to have been associated with them for these past seven years.”
“Peter has been an exceptional leader on many different levels,” said Margaret Lewis, President of HCA’s Richmond-based Capital Division. “He will certainly be missed, but because of his efforts, Chippenham and Johnston-Willis are well-positioned to continue providing superb care to patients going forward.”
Prior to coming to Richmond in 2004, Marmerstein was CEO of several hospitals in Florida and California. He also was a regional vice president of operations at Paracelsus Healthcare Corporation, Houston, Texas, where he had oversight for up to 10 hospitals, six home health agencies and 14 physician clinics.
He received a master’s degree in public administration in healthcare administration from New York University in 1982 and a bachelor’s of arts degree in psychology from Long Island University in 1977.
About CJW Medical Center
Part of HCA Virginia Health System, CJW Medical Center’s Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals have 758 beds on two campuses. Chippenham Hospital, in the city of Richmond, offers a state-designated level III trauma center, The Levinson Heart Hospital and Tucker Pavilion; while Johnston-Willis Hospital, in Chesterfield County, offers the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital and the Neuroscience & Gamma Knife Center. For more information or to select a physician, please contact 804-320- DOCS or visit www.cjwmedical.com.
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