March 16, 2022

Steward Health Care Announces Tony Gomez as New President of Palmetto General Hospital

Gomez Will Oversee Steward Health Care’s largest South Florida hospital

March 16, 2022 - Steward Health Care is pleased to welcome Tony Gomez to its executive leadership team as the new President of Palmetto General Hospital. Gomez will oversee operations and leadership at Palmetto General, which has served the Miami community for over 50 years and is a regional leader in stroke care. 

“(Gomez’s) experience, knowledge and relationships in our community will be instrumental in our continued success at Palmetto. He has the vision and skills to lead Palmetto General Hospital into the future,” said Marisela Marrero, Steward’s Regional President for South Florida. “His business acumen, leadership skills, and proven track record in the industry make him an exceptional fit for the Miami market.” 

Gomez steps into his role after holding leadership roles at Jackson North Medical Center and HCA Healthcare. He has extensive experience with helping to lead hospitals through quality improvement initiatives and physician growth strategies.   

“Helping health care facilities reach their highest potential has been the greatest reward of my career, and I look forward to helping Steward in its mission to provide high-quality care to patients in the communities where they live,” said Gomez, the newly appointed President of Palmetto General Hospital. “I look forward to working with the hospital staff and our physician partners to improve the health of our community and make Palmetto General the premier hospital in the area.”

With a lifelong passion for health care, Gomez has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Florida International University. He is a life-long resident of South Florida. 

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers. 
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.

About Palmetto General Hospital
Palmetto General Hospital has provided high-quality healthcare to residents of south Florida for over 50 years and is a leader in stroke care. With 360 beds, 570-plus medical staff, and more than 1,700 employees, Palmetto General Hospital is committed to ensuring that every patient in the Miami-Dade and South Broward area has access to the right health care treatment. Palmetto General Hospital is a member of the Steward Health Care network, one of the country's largest health care systems with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year. To learn more about the services we offer, visit us online at