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Leadership

At Medical City Denton Hospital, our experienced and knowledgeable leadership team is committed to improving the quality of care and helping our community.

Steven Edgar, FACHE PT

Chief Executive Officer

In 2016, Steven Edgar joined Medical City Denton from Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, a 99-bed acute care hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where he served as CEO for four years. During his tenure at Wesley Woodlawn he achieved outstanding patient satisfaction and employee engagement, and expanded service lines including ER, cardiology, and surgical services.

Prior to Wesley Woodlawn, Edgar served as Chief Operating Officer and Associate Administrator of the 760-bed Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, leading volume growth strategies, physician relations and recruitment, staffing, capital construction, and ancillary patient care departments.

Edgar holds a bachelor's degree in health science-physical therapy from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a Master of Public Administration - health administration, from University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Cole Kendrick

Cole Kendrick joined Medical City Denton as Chief Operating Officer in May 2024. Prior to that, he served as the assistant chief operating officer for HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan since November 2023, where he has provided executive oversight to business development, facilities management and security. He previously served as vice president of operations at Methodist Hospital | Northeast.

Cole earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Texas A&M University. He recently graduated from the HCA Healthcare Executive Development Program.

Mathis Adams, MD

Chief Medical Officer

As Chief Medical Officer, Mathis Adams, MD, provides senior clinical direction and leads continuous care and quality efforts, collaborating closely with physicians, clinicians and colleagues to ensure the successful implementation of Medical City Healthcare’s multi-faceted patient and colleague initiatives.

Prior to this role, Dr. Adams served as president of Envision Surgical Services in North Texas where he led efforts in clinical excellence, compliance, risk and outcomes. With 17 years of medical practice and leadership experience, Dr. Adams has directed services for 45 medical practices in nine states, consisting of 170 surgeons and 130 advanced practice professionals. Dr. Adams previously was the regional medical director and executive vice president for the company’s surgical services division and was recognized as the physician of the year for surgical services in 2014 and a trustee of the Texas Hospital Trustee Association in 2009.

Dr. Adams earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Abilene Christian University and a medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.


Brandy Stegall, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

Brandy Stegall was named the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Medical City Denton in March 2019. Prior to that, Brandy was the CNO at Medical City Lewisville for five years. In total, Brandy has 25 years of nursing experience and has spent the last 18 years serving in progressive leadership positions within HCA. Her clinical nursing experience includes emergency medicine, critical care and cardiac catheterization lab.

Brandy has facilitated three Magnet accreditations and achieved multiple Unit of Distinction Awards, including HCA’s number one emergency department for the past three years.

During Brandy’s tenure within Medical City Healthcare, she has led with expertise and an uncompromising commitment to patient experience, while driving a culture of exceptional clinical quality, unparalleled nursing retention and employee engagement.

With a passion for adults with special needs, Brandy has served as the chair of the board for Special Abilities of North Texas since 2014. She also serves on the advisory board for Texas Woman’s University and North Central Texas College.

Brandy received an associate’s degree in nursing from Gordon College in Barnesville, Georgia, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from North Georgia College, and a master’s degree from Walden University. She is board certified in executive administration by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and is an active member of the North Texas Organization of Nurse Executives. She was also selected as one of the “Dallas-Fort Worth Great One Hundred Nurses” in 2014.


Adam Proctor

Chief Financial Officer

Adam Proctor joined Medical City Denton as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in April 2019. As CFO, Adam has direct responsibility for all financial-related reports.

Adam came to Medical City Denton from HCA's MidAmerica Division Physician Services Group, where he was controller for two years. Before that, he was controller at Medical City Fort Worth from 2015 to 2017.

Adam has more than 15 years of accounting and finance experience, most of it with healthcare organizations. He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Longwood University.

Board of Trustees

The Medical City Denton Board of Trustees advises the leadership team on the community’s need and advocates on behalf of the hospital. Members represent key civic, corporate and philanthropic leaders from the greater Denton communities.


Frank Dixon

Board Chair

City of Denton

Assistant City Manager

 

Asad Hussain

Board Vice-Chair

Medical City Denton

Pain Medicine Physician

* Ex-officio

+ Chief of the Medical Staff, Medical City Denton


Steven Edgar*

Board Secretary

Medical City Denton

Chief Executive Officer

* Ex-officio


Denny Aldridge

James Wood Autopark

General Manager


Jim Alexander, PhD

Texas Women's University

Professor Emeritus of Government


Cassandra Berry

Denton County Friends of the Family

Community Educator


Thomas Cadenhead, MD

Denton Ear, Nose & Throat

Otolaryngology Specialist


Susan Conn, RN

Retired

Registered Nurse


James Fykes

Retired

Plant Operations Manager


Sridhar Iyer, MD

S Iyer PA

Pulmonologist


Pete Kamp

Premier Sales Group & Premier Blueprinting

Owner


George Rojas, DO

North Texas Kidney Disease Associates

Nephrology Specialist


Brandy Stegall*

Medical City Denton

Chief Nursing Officer

* Ex-officio