HCA Gulf Coast
September 17, 2021

Houston, TX — HCA Houston Healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Pollard as vice president of business development. Pollard assumed the role on August 16.

“We are very fortunate to have Brad join our development team,” said Chris Osentowski, newly appointed chief executive officer at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and former chief development officer at HCA Houston Healthcare. “Brad has a strong healthcare development and sales leadership background spanning over 20 years of experience. I am looking forward to the great strides he will bring in his new role to enhance strategic initiatives, increase volume and cultivate innovation.”

Before joining HCA Houston Healthcare, Pollard was vice president of development for Regent Surgical Health, a Chicago-based ambulatory surgery center management and development company. Prior to that role, he led development and strategy for United Surgical Partners International for the Houston and Louisiana markets. Pollard also spent nine years at Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, building successful leadership sales teams. 

Originally from Austin, Pollard earned his bachelor of science from Texas Tech University and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration.

In his new role as vice president of business development, Pollard will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment of key physicians while implementing core growth initiatives and strategies for HCA Houston Healthcare. He will also be responsible for initiating the development of world-class physician-led programs that support key service lines.