05/09/22

Tushar Somani Named Chief Operating Officer at Winchester Hospital

Tusher Somani, MBAWinchester, Mass. – Tushar Somani, MBA, has been named chief operating officer at Winchester Hospital. Somani is an accomplished senior leader who brings 20 years of experience in operations, strategic planning and project management to the role. As chief operating officer, he will be responsible for overseeing key clinical, facility, outpatient and support departments.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tushar to Winchester Hospital to fill this critical role for the organization,” said Rick Weiner, MD, president of Winchester Hospital. “He is an engaging leader with deep expertise in managing departments, clinical and non-clinical, as well as experience with increasing patient satisfaction through enhanced patient experience programs. His thoughtful leadership style and great insights will further strengthen our senior leadership team in support of our commitment to the patients we serve.”

Somani comes to Winchester Hospital from St. Peter’s Health Partners, based in Albany, NY, and a member of Trinity Health, where he served since 2017 as regional vice president for Administrative Services, overseeing a broad range of operational services for the system’s five acute care campuses, 12 long-term care facilities, and more than 90 physician practice locations. Prior to that, he was with Aramark Corporation as their vice president of operations at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, PA, and also held other previous roles within Aramark for 14 years.

“Winchester Hospital is a wonderful and caring community,” said Somani. “I am excited to be a part of it and to collaborate with a dedicated team of coworkers and support operational improvements that lead ultimately to a better colleague and patient experience.”

Somani earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Huddersfield in England, his Bachelor of Science degree from Widener University in Pennsylvania, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

About Winchester Hospital

Winchester Hospital is a 229-bed facility and leading provider of comprehensive health care services in northwest suburban Boston offering a broad range of surgical specialties, including general, bariatric, urologic, thoracic, otolaryngology (ENT), vascular, and orthopedic surgery. They also deliver care in other areas, including obstetrics and pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

Winchester Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and  36,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.