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Oscar L. Amparan, FACHE, was named executive vice president and Southeast Zone operations leader in June 2012. Prior to that, he was president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for five years.
Amparan has also served as president of Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and Texas Health's senior vice president of regional operations.
In the regional operations post, he supervised operations at a number of system facilities, including Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Winnsboro and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne. He also held responsibility for Presbyterian Village North, CareFlite and affiliated relationships with Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville and Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce.
At Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Amparan oversaw the largest construction in the hospital's history with the building of the Tom Vandergriff Tower. Additionally, numerous facility enhancements took place including the cath lab expansion of 10,000 square feet. Texas Health Arlington Memorial became the first hospital in Arlington to house an electrophysiology lab to diagnose abnormal heart rhythms.
Previously, Amparan supervised management of Harris Methodist Premier, the hospital and ancillary provider network of the Harris Methodist Health System. He also held regional operational responsibility for several Harris Methodist hospitals and oversaw physician development.
Prior to joining the Harris Methodist Health System in November 1994, Amparan served as regional vice president and chief operating officer for the intensive resource division of Quorum Health Resources in Nashville, Tenn. He founded Southwest Medical Development Corporation in El Paso, Texas, in 1986 and served as president of the corporation until 1991. Prior to this time, he served as chief executive officer of Sierra Medical Center in El Paso.
Amparan completed his residency in hospital administration in 1974 at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. He received a master's degree in hospital and health care administration at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Amparan serves on numerous Texas Health and community boards and committees.