As executive director, Derek Anderson manages the day-to-day operations of the hospital. He assumed the position in 2019 after steadily progressing through the ranks at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH).
Mr. Anderson joined Northwell Health in 2010 and held various positions in operations before he was named associate executive director in 2016. In this role, he had oversight for approximately 1,200 employees and 900 volunteers, as well as the daily operations of the 800-bed tertiary campus of North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. His responsibilities included: supply chain, dining services, engineering and plant operations, biomedical engineering, environmental services, security, radiology, among other departments. He was also responsible for the planning and execution of approximately $417 million in capital projects, including a $325 million surgical pavilion expansion project. Mr. Anderson’s efforts drove financial performance, operational efficiency and employee engagement.
Prior to Northwell, Mr. Anderson worked in the Department of Surgery at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah. He has written about hospital management and is a certified fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a member of the Healthcare Leaders of New York.
Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Utah and a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.