RESTON, VA  — Reston Hospital Center has announced that Allyssa Tobitt will serve as new chief operating officer, effective Aug. 2, 2021. 

“Allyssa is an energetic and detail-oriented leader with an outstanding record of successful operations management,” said John Deardorff, chief executive officer of the HCA Healthcare Northern Virginia market and Reston Hospital Center. “I am confident that Allyssa’s enthusiasm and experience will be a substantial asset to our hospital leadership team and the greater Reston community.”

Tobitt joined HCA Healthcare, Reston Hospital’s parent company, in 2012 at the corporate office in Nashville, TN where she led various implementations related to service line management initiatives as part of a clinical excellence team. In 2016, Tobitt transitioned into hospital operations as assistant vice president of operations at Aventura Hospital. In 2018, she was promoted to vice president operations at South Bay Hospital where she was responsible for multiple clinical departments and support services. Most recently, she has served as chief operating officer of Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. 

A native of Nashville, TN, Tobitt earned a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University. She has also served on several volunteer community boards that advocate for local businesses and young children. Tobitt and her husband will be relocating to Northern Virginia from Sarasota, FL.