HCA Gulf Coast
February 26, 2024

Houston, TX — - HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Moore, M.D. as chief medical officer (CMO), effective May 1, 2024.

Dr. Moore has 28 years of Emergency Medicine experience and most recently served as the medical director of the emergency department for Rio Grande Regional Hospital, an HCA Healthcare-affiliated Hospital in McAllen, Texas. Over the last 15 years, Moore has held multiple collaborative leadership positions and helped steer several high performing quality programs and initiatives.

"I am thrilled to have Dr. Moore join our senior leadership team and look forward to the valuable contributions he will bring in our ongoing mission to provide innovative, patient­ centered care to our communities," said Rob Marmerstein, CEO of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball. "He will oversee our quality and patient safety agendas and will help elevate our class-leading quality program to the next level."

Dr. Moore is a Board-Certified Internist, earning his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He is currently in the process of completing his MBA from the University of Texas - Dallas. He has published numerous papers and has extensive research in the areas of emergency medicine, sepsis, and stroke.