Ocala Health June 12, 2017

OCALA, FL - Ocala Health announces the appointment of Gabe Bullaro to Chief Operating Officer for the healthcare system which includes Ocala Regional Medical Center, West Marion Community Hospital, and Summerfield ER. Bullaro will provide administrative direction for the organization's $110 million expansion projects and the operation of ancillary departments within the three facilities.

Bullaro joins Ocala Health from Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center where he most recently served as Associate Chief Operating Officer in Los Angeles, CA. While there, he executed many initiatives resulting in program and hospital growth, operational enhancements and an improved patient experience. Prior to his time at Los Robles, Bullaro worked in various operational roles at Intuitive Surgical, which makes and operates the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System where he partnered with physicians and hospitals to build strong robotic surgical programs. He also served as the Operations Officer for the US Navy Helicopter Squadron flying relief missions in response to Hurricane Katrina and the Indonesia Tsunami.

Gabe earned his bachelor degree from Boston University and his master in business administration from Duke University. He is relocating to the Ocala area along with his wife and two children.