Jessica O’Neal

Chief Executive Officer, Medical City Children’s Hospital

Jessica O’NealO'Neal was named chief executive officer of Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas, in December 2018.

From 2016 to 2018, O’Neal served as chief operating officer of the 515-bed West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Under O’Neal’s leadership, pediatric specialty care network services and providers were integrated into West Florida Hospital’s delivery system and she launched a wide spectrum of pediatric services including orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonology, ENT, GI, urology and imaging services.

O’Neal previously served as VP of operations and chief operating officer of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where she oversaw surgical services, oncology, neurosurgery, cardiology, radiology, weight management, respiratory therapy, food services, environmental services, physical plant, the GI lab, communications, police and volunteer services.

O’Neal holds a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition/Dietetics from Texas Christian University.