TriStar Southern Hills
January 25, 2022

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center is pleased to welcome John Baldwin, III, as Chief Operating Officer of the 127-bed hospital in south Nashville. Baldwin is an experienced healthcare leader with expertise across multiple service lines. He will focus on operational excellence, growth and providing high-quality service to the community. 

Baldwin previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Atlanta, overseeing the development of enhanced services for the facility. Additionally, he served as a market associate administrator for Parkridge Health, part of the HCA Healthcare TriStar Division, where he helped lead operations across the four-campus system. While at Parkridge, he co-led a health equity initiative, the Orchard Knob Collaborative, which helps address social determinants through public and private partnerships in the Chattanooga region.

“I am pleased to welcome John to the TriStar Southern Hills family,” said Joanna Conley, Chief Executive Officer, TriStar Southern Hills. “His leadership and expertise across multiple service lines will help our hospital continue to grow and provide the exceptional care that our community depends on.”

Baldwin earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his master’s degrees from the University of Memphis and Austin Peay State University. A native of Nashville, Baldwin, looks forward to becoming involved in the south Nashville community.