New Chief Operating Officer Named for Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

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Orlando, FL (June 20, 2023) – Antwan Williams will join Orlando Health as assistant vice president and chief operating officer of Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital. He will be responsible for the operations of the hospital and provide oversight for the development of high quality and cost-effective programs and services to meet the needs of patients, physicians and team members.

Williams is rejoining Orlando Health after serving for the past two years as vice president of operations for Henry Ford Health in Detroit for Henry Ford Health’s Wyandotte and Downriver market in Wyandotte, Michigan, where he was responsible for a 360-bed teaching hospital, off-campus free-standing emergency department, ambulatory surgery center, inpatient behavioral health hospital, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital, long-term acute care, and more than 20 ambulatory clinic sites. Previously, Williams was administrator for allied health and support services for Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, and prior to that role held leadership positions at Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania, directing the system’s emergency medicine operations.

Antwan earned a bachelor’s from Florida State University and a master’s in health services administration from the University of Central Florida. He also completed a global leadership and executive management program from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Antwan is co-founder of the Advancement League, an organization for top rising healthcare leaders, and has served as a board member for the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber and previous board member for the Orlando Science Center.


About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.2 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.

The 3,888-bed system includes 29 hospitals and emergency departments – 24 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,750 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 27,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians.

In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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