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Medical City Children's Hospital


Keith V. Zimmerman, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer, Medical City Children’s Hospital

Keith V. ZimmermanKeith V. Zimmerman was named CEO of Medical City Children’s Hospital in December of 2012 as interim, and permanently in August 2013. Zimmerman has 23 years of healthcare experience, and joined Medical City as Chief Development Officer in January of 2011.

Prior to Medical City, Zimmerman was the System Vice President of Business Development at OhioHealth in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to OhioHealth, Zimmerman has held multiple operational and business development roles in healthcare.

Zimmerman holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Regis University in Denver with Graduate Honors, along with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana. Mr. Zimmerman is married with two sons. 

Angie Buckmeier, MHA, BSN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, Medical City Children's Hospital
Vice President of Nursing for Women’s & Children’s, 
Medical City Dallas Hospital & Medical City Children's Hospital


Angie Buckmeier joined the senior leadership team at Medical City Children’s Hospital in 2015 to serve as the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Nursing for Women’s & Children’s Services. With more than 26 years of nursing experience and 23 years at Medical City, Angie started her career as a pediatric staff nurse and progressed through a variety of leadership roles in pediatrics including the specialties of general pediatrics, oncology, craniofacial and well-baby newborn care. Angie also served in leadership roles for Women’s services as the manager of Postpartum and Director of Women’s Services. Prior to her current role, Angie served as Director of Nursing for maternal and infant services at Parkland Health and Hospital System.

Angie’s key accomplishments in her leadership roles include maintaining staff turnover under national benchmarks, achieving and maintaining the highest patient satisfaction scores in the organization, impressive quality improvement and outcomes in CLABSI, falls, and exclusive breastfeeding, among others.

Angie received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from University of Phoenix, her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from University of Louisiana at Monroe, and was named a 2010 DFW Great 100 Nurse. Angie is married and has two sons.