Sylvia Young
President and CEO – HealthONE

Sylvia Young


Sylvia Young became President and CEO of HealthONE in June of 2012. This appointment marks a return to Denver for Young, who served in various hospital leadership roles there from 1985 to 2007.

The HCA Continental Division comprises seven Denver-area hospitals in the HealthONE system and Wesley Medical Center and Galichia Heart Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. It also includes 15 surgery centers and dozens of other outpatient centers in Colorado and Wichita.

From 1998 until her appointment to her current position in 2007, Sylvia served as Chief Executive Officer of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza, a three-campus hospital that included a Level II trauma center, two emergency departments, four outpatient imaging centers and 20 operating suites. From 1995 to 1998, she served as COO of HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora, a two-campus hospital. Young began her career in hospital administration in 1985.

Sylvia received her Master’s of Science degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, and her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Administration from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. She and her husband, David, have two daughters.

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