Florida Hospital officials announced multiple changes within its leadership team this week, including additional responsibilities for Florida Hospital Apopka CEO Tim Cook.

 Cook, who also serves as CEO of Florida Hospital Winter Garden, was named CEO of Florida Hospital Altamonte, according to the news release.

“This opportunity is much more about the strength of the operating teams and all three facilities,” said Cook. “And because each team is so good I can turn my attention to working more with community, and medical staff leadership to enhance a network of healthcare services that are accessible to all members of our community! I feel blessed and humbled to serve in this capacity!”

Tim Cook

Cook, previously the CEO for Florida Hospital DeLand, has been the senior vice president/administrator for Florida Hospital Apopka, including executive accountability for Florida Hospital Winter Garden, since 2016. Those titles were formalized to CEO in this recent addition.


Prior to his role at Florida Hospital DeLand, Cook served as CEO of the Florida Hospital Heartland Division from 2007 until 2013, and as CEO of Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital in Illinois for four years before that. His career has been rooted in health care highlighted by earlier roles with Adventist Midwest Health including vice president of development, regional vice president of human resources, risk management, and customer service excellence, and chief operating officer.

Cook holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Pastoral Ministry from Pacific Union College and a Master of Arts in Religion from Andrews University.

Cook, along with his wife Vivian, has two sons and a daughter. They are a musical family that together play multiple instruments and perform regularly at church and local functions.

Editor’s Note: Florida Hospital News contributed to this report.


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