West Hills Hospital
April 26, 2017

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, a full-service acute care facility, announces John Neidenbach, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Vice President as of April 17, 2017.

Neidenbach, is joining West Hills Hospital from Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California, where he oversaw daily operations for many hospital departments and served as the associate chief operating officer since 2015.


He has also been a part of HCA since 2012, starting at the Medical Center of Aurora as the assistant administrator and administrative fellow. Neidenbach holds a Master’s degree in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Georgia.

“I am honored to take on the role as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at West Hills Hospital,” said Neidenbach. “I’m looking forward to working collectively with our team as we continue to grow our high quality health care services and distinguish our facility as the hospital of choice in our community.”

Neidenbach will be responsible for the hospital’s day-to-day operations as well as provide executive leadership and management to the staff. He will help the hospital ensure that the staff provides high-quality care and treats patients like family.

“I am pleased to announce John as our new COO,” says Douglas Long, CEO of West Hills Hospital. “John brings additional energy to our management team at West Hills Hospital, as well as experience and best practices from other HCA facilities he has served.”

Neidenbach and his wife, Patricia, have relocated to Southern California. When he isn’t performing his professional duties at the hospital, he enjoys mountain biking, running and playing with their dog, Sadie.

For more information about West Hills Hospital and its staff, please visit www.westhillshospital.com.

About West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, a full-service acute care facility, has served the West San Fernando Valley for more than 50 years. With 450 expert physicians and a staff of more than 900 that brings outstanding service to every bedside, the hospital offers a full complement of advanced technology, compassion and responsive care for the improvement of human life. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County and also provides specialized care in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services, Cardiac Catheterization Labs and The Grossman Burn Center. For more information on quality care, close to home, visit www.WestHillsHospital.com.

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