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Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Announces New CEO Justin Doss

The Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas (BHSET) Board of Directors has announced the incoming BHSET Chief Executive Officer, Justin Doss, MBA, FACHE. Mr. Doss will begin as CEO on May 3, 2021. The BHSET Board voted unanimously in support of Mr. Doss at its March 22, 2021 meeting.
Retiring CEO David Parmer, an exemplary leader, has served BHSET for more than 30 years. He will con-tinue to serve in an advisory role for two years. His retirement was announced in September of 2020.
Mr. Doss is the former president and CEO of Christus Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas. A progressive and accomplished healthcare executive for more than 17 years, he is committed to financial and operational healthcare performance for long-term growth and service to local communities.
“The Board is excited to have Justin Doss join Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas as its next CEO,” said Gary Coker, Chair, BHSET Board of Directors. “Justin brings us a history of leadership at larger for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals where he has demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively while growing those organizations. We believe that Justin is well qualified and committed to carrying on the Sacred Work of Baptist Hospitals.”
“I’m looking forward to joining the talented and committed physicians, leaders, clinicians and support teams at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas,” said Justin Doss, MBA, FACHE, incoming BHSET CEO. “BHSET is a quality-driven, faith-based organization that inspires excellence through teamwork and re-spect, and I am proud to serve BHSET and its communities.”
Previously, Mr. Doss presided for three years as President and CEO over Christus Spohn Health System, a six-campus system with 1,000 beds. Prior to joining Christus, Mr. Doss worked for HCA Healthcare for nine years, initially as Associate Administrator with the Methodist Health System (an HCA Partnership) in San Antonio, Texas. He was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer roles in Florida and Texas.
Mr. Doss holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas San Antonio, and earned his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He is a fellow of the Ameri-can College of Healthcare Executives. He served on numerous boards and organizations in Corpus Christi. Among his community activities, he was a disaster recovery volunteer for several organizations during the Hurricane Harvey Recovery period. Along with his wife Amy and three children, Mr. Doss is looking forward to making the Beaumont area their home for several years to come.
About Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
The mission of Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas is and always has been dedicated to providing quality healthcare and sacred work in a Christian environment to all who need it. For over 60 years, our Partners in Caring — physicians, nurses, and staff — practice a philosophy that inspires an envi-ronment of teamwork, respect, encouragement, opportunity, and trust. Our efforts continue each day as we strive to offer newer and better programs, services, and technologies for the members of our community. The dedicated staff at our Beaumont hospital provide their time and talents to per-form life-changing education and community-focused programs and services meant to enable us to achieve our vision of improving the health of our community. Hospitals of Southeast Texas has been serving the community for over 60 years. Our healthcare system is dedicated to providing quality health services in a Christian environment in order to improve healthcare for members of the South-east Texas community. Baptist Beaumont Hospital is licensed for 483 beds. Please visit