DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit has appointed Gary Purushotham to CEO.
Purushotham will succeed Kathy Donovan, who has been serving as Interim CEO since February. She will continue in their roles as CEO of Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and COO of the DMC.
Purushotham brings DMC more than 25 years of diverse hospital leadership experience to his new role. He joins the DMC family from Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, CA, where he worked as COO beginning in June 2019.
Prior to that, he served as Interim CEO for the hospital. Purushotham has worked in many key executive leadership positions throughout his career. He began his career in health care working in operations for Tenet at the Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus in El Paso, Tex.
Purushotham is an accomplished leader with expertise in operations and clinical management. He has developed and implemented strategies that have grown volumes and improved hospitals throughout, played a key role in providing oversight and direction for capital improvement initiatives, and has built strong relationships with physicians and other care providers.
He earned his master’s degrees from Trinity University and the University of Texas at El Paso.