Brian A. Wetzel

Chief Operating Officer, Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital


Brian A. Wetzel

Brian is the assistant vice president and chief operating officer (COO) for Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital. In this role, Brian oversees the Horizon West campus’ ambulatory care facilities and leads the site’s future growth.

Over two decades, Brian has held leadership roles with Orlando Health, most recently serving as assistant vice president and COO of Orlando Health Cancer Institute. He also served as a corporate director for the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute and, in 2013, accepted the role of administrative project lead for the $320 million renovation and redesign project for Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center.  Brian began his Orlando Health career at Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital, followed by more than a decade at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, where he led operational and expansion activities.

Brian earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College (Lakeland) and a master’s in health services administration from the University of St. Francis (Chicago). He is a board member for the Orange County Regional History Center and the American Cancer Society, and an executive committee member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.