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A New Leader

On March 1, Jeffrey Canose, M.D., became the new president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, ushering in an exciting new era in health care for the residents of Plano and the surrounding areas.

Canose recently served as the senior vice president and chief operating officer for Texas Health Plano, and his clinical perspective and experience in health care administration are certain to serve him well in his new role as president.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to lead the hospital into the future,” Canose says. “Every member of Texas Health Plano’s outstanding team of clinical and non-clinical experts is committed to the highest standards of clinical and service excellence. We will make sure that this commitment is very evident in everything we do, every day, in every hospital department, all for the benefit of every patient we have the privilege to serve.”

Canose comes to Texas Health Plano from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where he also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer.

Before coming to Texas, Canose served as vice president of operations
for CaroMont Health/Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C., from 1999 to 2006.

Canose received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1983 and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He performed fellowship work in cardiac anesthesiology at the University Health Center of Pittsburgh.

Canose practiced anesthesiology at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he served as the clinical and academic chairman and residency program director in the Department of Anesthesiology, as well as the administrator responsible for daily operations of the Operating Room and Ambulatory Surgery Center.

A devoted husband and father, Canose has been married to his wife, Kathy, for 27 years, and their son, David, is in graduate school at the Virginia Consortium Program for Clinical Psychology. In his spare time, Canose enjoys golfing and collecting books and magazines. His wife Kathy is a teacher and curriculum development specialist in early childhood education and children’s ministry. She also serves as a volunteer at Texas Health Plano’s Total Joint Replacement Center. (Spring 2009)

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