Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital names new Chief Financial Officer

Orlando, FL (January 9, 2023) Amy Wheeler has joined Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital as chief financial officer and assistant vice president for Orlando Health Southeast Region. 

In her role, Ms. Wheeler will provide financial expertise, monitor daily operating expenses, and develop key performance indicators for the Orlando Health Southeast Region, which includes Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital, Orlando Health Emergency Room - Osceola and Orlando Health Emergency Room - Randal Park.

Amy Wheeler Headshot

“Amy comes to us with nearly two decades of progressive healthcare finance, strategic planning and operations leadership experience,” said Thibaut van Marcke, president, Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips and senior vice president Orlando Health Southeast Region. 

“She will bring talent and energy to the organization as we continue to plan for significant future growth in the Southeast Region.”

During the past six years, Ms. Wheeler served as chief financial officer for Piedmont Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, Georgia. She negotiated physician contracts for the organization and oversaw construction of several projects, including a freestanding emergency department and a behavioral health intensive outpatient therapy facility.

Prior to that role, Ms. Wheeler was based in Tennessee as chief financial officer for Parkridge East Hospital in Chattanooga and controller of Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Trevecca Nazarene University and a Master of Health Administration from Ashford University. 

Ms. Wheeler began her role as CFO at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips and AVP for Orlando Health Southeast Region on January 9, 2023.

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. 

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 3,238-bed system includes 23 hospitals and emergency departments – 18 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 4,000 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 25,000 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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