Woodland Heights CEO taking Longview job

Source: Longview Regional Medical Center
Source: Longview Regional Medical Center

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Woodland Heights Medical Center CEO Casey Robertson has accepted the same position with a Longview hospital.

Casey Robertson will begin his new job at Longview Regional Medical Center on July 27, according to the Longview hospital.

Robertson has been at Woodland Heights since 2010.

“I look forward to joining the Longview community and to working with the valued physicians, dedicated employees and volunteers, and the board to serve patients who entrust their care to Longview Regional Medical Center,” Robertson said. “It will be an honor to support this staff's dedication to providing high quality healthcare.”

Casey said he's leaving behind great memories here in Deep East Texas.

"It's been home for six and a half years. You know, it's been a great opportunity for me and my family and we've enjoyed our time here, great medical staff, great hospital staff, great community," Robertson said.

“Casey's valuable expertise in growing services, working closely with physicians and achieving high quality standards will ultimately benefit our patients,” said Tim Vaughn, Chairman, Longview Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees. “On behalf of the entire board, we are excited to begin working with him and welcome him to Longview.”

A native of Longview, Texas, Robertson earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and a Master's in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He and his wife, Renee have two young daughters, ages six and four.

Robertson said the application process for his replacement has already begun. The hospital hopes to have a new CEO very soon.

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