West June 21, 2016

Houston, TX, June 21, 2016 — HCA affiliated West Houston Medical Center (WHMC) chief executive officer, Todd Caliva, announced that Jagdeep Singh, MD has accepted to the hospital’s chief medical officer (CMO) role. Dr. Singh’s prior roles include chief medical officer and vice president of Medical Affairs for Piedmont Henry Hospital in Georgia.

Dr. Singh holds a Masters of Business Administration-Physician Executive from Auburn University, Doctor of Medicine degree from Government Medical College in Amritsar, PB, India. He completed his internship and residency in family practice at Flower Hospital in Ohio, Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

“Dr. Singh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our hospital as a physician executive and leader. I am very happy to have him join our team and have no doubt he will contribute to the further advancement of quality and service in our organization,” Todd Caliva, chief executive officer of West Houston Medical Center said.

About West Houston Medical Center
West Houston Medical Center is a full-service acute care hospital serving the West Houston community for over 30 years. This Joint Commission accredited facility provides a range of care including: emergency services; neurosurgery services; inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation and diagnostic services; bariatric/weight loss surgery; senior care; wound care; sleep disorder services; cardiovascular care, women’s services and more. WHMC is a Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, and a recipient of the TMF Quality Improvement Award, A Pathway to Excellence Designated facility. Under an affiliation agreement with The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, WHMC brings to its community The Woman’s Hospital of Texas at West Houston. The facility is also home to The Heart Hospital at West Houston, a 3 story cardiac and critical care tower. In Sugar Land, the Sugar Land Cancer Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center are located on the Southwest Freeway at the Williams Trace and Sugar Lakes exit. In Richmond/Katy, West Houston Medical Center 24 Hour Emergency Center located at Westpark Tollway and the Grand Parkway and provides 24 hour emergency and outpatient imaging services. The diagnostic center, cancer center, and emergency center facilities are departments of West Houston Medical Center. Visit our website at www.WestHoustonMedical.com

About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 6 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.