Brian A. Wetzel

Vice President, Orlando Health; President, Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital


Brian A. Wetzel

Brian Wetzel is vice president of Orlando Health and president of Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital. He is responsible for leading all aspects of hospital operations with responsibility for achieving organizational goals, monitoring quality care and meeting financial plans.

Brian joined Orlando Health in 1996, beginning at Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital and spending more than a decade at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. He has served in leadership roles throughout the organization, including operational, planning and expansion activities for Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute and Orlando Health Cancer Institute. He led the $320 million renovation and redesign of Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center while continuing his administrative role for ancillary and facility planning. He also led the Orlando Health Horizon West building project as well as planning the opening.

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.

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