HCA Virginia
January 18, 2022

HCA Virginia has named Ryan DeWeese as the new chief executive officer of Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, effective Feb. 14, 2022.

DeWeese currently serves as the chief operating officer of HCA Healthcare sister hospital Ocala Health, in Ocala Fla, where he has been chief operating officer since 2020. Prior to his move to Florida, DeWeese worked as assistant administrator at Reston Hospital Center (Reston VA), associate administrator at Johnston-Willis Hospital (Richmond, VA) and chief operating officer and both Frankfort Regional Medical Center (Frankfort, KY) and Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

“Ryan has developed his career at HCA Healthcare for more than a decade, developing his leadership skills with each step in his growth. His leadership has resulted in improved patient experience, and has helped lead hospitals to continued growth and improvement,” said Tim McManus, HCA Healthcare Capital Division president. “We are excited to welcome him back to our Capital Division team and have him take the helm at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center during this challenging time in the healthcare industry.”

DeWeese has a strong record of achievement driving financial investment and results throughout his career with HCA Healthcare, and has worked to improve patient care by leading strategic capital investments to improve key service lines, and has worked to increase patient satisfaction, quality, and physician recruitment.

He is a graduate of Penn State University, where he was a varsity swimmer, and holds a master’s in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

He will live in the Fredericksburg community with his wife, Kara, and his daughters Chloe, and Kensie.