President and Founder, Health Synergy Solutions, LLC
Dennis founded Health Synergy Solutions, LLC to provide clients with strategic advisory support and professional services. The services focus on identifying and integrating innovations into healthcare delivery design; exploring cross-industry collaborations, and other business development opportunities to improve clients’ operational performance and to strengthen their market position as they navigate value-based care and personalized medicine solutions.
Dennis’ career in healthcare started with his B.S., Magna Cum Laude, in Physical Therapy and led to his recent position of President & COO of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. His pursuit of excellence for both the organization and the people it served, in partnership with his teams and medical staff, produced significant improvements across a number of key quality, financial, patient, employee and growth targets. Dennis has diverse healthcare expertise, from his early career as a practicing clinician, operations consultant, and a leader of large, diverse, multi-facility strategic, process improvement and project management initiatives.
Prior to his role as president, Dennis served at Centura Health, as Vice President & COO of Littleton Adventist Hospital in Denver, CO, and earlier he held the position of Administrative Director Business Support, Rehabilitation and Occupational Health Services. Dennis started his career as a physical therapist and then became Director of Physical and Occupational Therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center, and an Account Manager/Director of Operations for Annette Levy & Associates, of Marina Del Rey, CA.
Dennis earned his MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and his Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy Magna Cum Laude from Loma Linda University in California. He serves on multiple health care and education boards, and is currently an adjunct professor at Washington Adventist University.