Bonick Joins PhyMed as Chief Executive Officer
NASHVILLE, TN — Marty Bonick, a healthcare executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in both for‐profit and non‐profit settings, has joined PhyMed Healthcare Group as Chief Executive Officer.
“In addition to his strong leadership skills, Marty has significant experience partnering with physician practices in all specialty areas, personally participating in building anesthesia groups and negotiating many anesthesia contracts as both a hospital CEO and division president,” said Chris Ferrara, chairman of the PhyMed Board of Directors. “His perspective will give us invaluable insight into the hospital side of our business so that we can continue to meet the needs of our hospital partners.”
Bonick comes to PhyMed from Community Health Systems (CHS), where he was president of division operations, overseeing a $4.5 billion portfolio of 36 hospitals and their associated clinics, outpatient centers, ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care operations across six states. While at CHS, he led the integration of 15 new hospitals into his division while experiencing significant volume and EBITDA growth.
“PhyMed is built on a strong foundation of innovation and quality clinicians dedicated to providing the very best outcomes to our patients,” said Bonick. “It’s exciting to be joining the team during this time of expected rapid growth for the company.”
Previously, Bonick was CEO of Jewish Hospital and Senior Vice President of Operations for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare in Louisville, Ky. He has also held various leadership positions at Ardent Health Services, including CEO of Oklahoma State University Medical Center and VP of Operations for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.
Bonick is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He holds dual master’s degrees from Washington University in St. Louis in Health Care Administration and Information Management, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois.