Interim Chief Executive Officer, St. Mary's Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer, Kansas City Region
Steve Wilkinson joined Prime Healthcare as the Regional CEO of the Kansas
City Region in May of 2018. He has more than 30 years of health care leadership
experience and has always been an active member of the community, giving
back through his time and talents.
Prior to joining Prime Healthcare, Wilkinson served as the CEO of Menorah
Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas, a position he held since 1997.
Prior to joining Menorah
Medical Center, Wilkinson held positions as a Regional Executive for the
American Hospital Association, and as President & CEO of St. Catherine
Hospital in Garden City, Kansas for 10 years.
Additional professional and community roles include serving as Past President
of the Kansas City Metropolitan Healthcare Council and Past Chairman of
the board of the Kansas Hospital Association, where he also served on
the board. In November 2012, Wilkinson received the Charles S. Billings
Award, the highest recognition given by the Kansas Hospital Association,
for his leadership and accomplishments in the health care industry.
Wilkinson, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, received
a Master’s of Science in Health Care Administration from the University
of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from
Kansas State University.