LaSharndra “Sharn” Barbarin has been named CEO of Medical Center of Lewisville. She will begin her new role July 6.
Barbarin served as Chief Operating at Medical Center of Arlington for four years prior to this promotion.
“Sharn is known for her dynamic collaborative style, combined with an unwavering focus on quality and patient experience,” says Erol Akdamar, President of HCA’s North Texas Division. “I am confident that she will lead Medical Center of Lewisville to the next level of excellence.”
Barbarin began her career with HCA as an administrative fellow at Las Colinas Medical Center 18 years ago and was quickly promoted to Chief Operating Officer at the Medical Center of McKinney where she served nine years before her promotion to COO at Medical Center of Arlington in 2011. Under her leadership, Medical Center Arlington has expanded services and achieved outstanding patient and physician satisfaction scores.
Barbarin is a graduate of Louisiana State University and holds a Master’s degree in Health Administration from Tulane University. She has been named an Outstanding Alumni by Tulane University’s School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, honored as a Top 25 Women in Business by McKinney Living, and as a Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Nominee by the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council.
“Medical Center of Lewisville is an exceptional facility that embodies the strength of clinical outcomes, service excellence, employee culture and community connection,” Says Barbarin. “I am honored to build on that foundation of excellence.”
Barbarin replaces Ashley McClellan, who was recently named Chief Executive Officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston.
Medical Center of Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. It is licensed to accommodate 186 patients. More than 360 physicians and 800-plus health care associates make Medical Center of Lewisville their professional home. The hospital was recently awarded prestigious Magnet Recognition for outstanding nursing care.