BALTIMORE - Neil Meltzer, the longtime president and chief operating officer at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, has taken on a similar role for LifeBridge Health, Sinai's parent company.
Meltzer succeeds Warren Green, who is retiring after more than 21 years at the helm of Sinai and LifeBridge Health.
"LifeBridge Health is a strong, forward-looking organization dedicated to providing superior medical care and an exceptional patient experience for the diverse community that it serves," said Meltzer in a statement. "Thanks to a dedicated team of professionals, combined with formidable ties and support in the community, LifeBridge Health is ready and equipped to meet and exceed future challenges and opportunities."
Meltzer takes the helm of a health care organization that has more than 7,000 employees and more than $1.2 billion in gross revenues. Along with Sinai, LifeBridge Health is also the parent company of Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and related subsidiaries and affiliates.
Meltzer also previously served as the senior vice president of LifeBridge Health and prior to that he served in various leadership roles at Sinai dating back to 1988 when he joined the hospital as vice president for operations.
During Meltzer's tenure at Sinai Hospital and LifeBridge Health, the company created the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute, The Herman and Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital, LifeBridge Health & Fitness and the Office of Medical Education.