Hossain Marandi, MD, Named President of Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Hossain Marandi, MD, Named President of Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital announced that Hossain Marandi, MD, MBA, FACHE has been selected as its new president. The announcement came after a rigorous national search and interview process with a cross section of community members and hospital leaders.

“We were looking for a visionary leader who will engage the talents of Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital clinicians and team members, and connect with the community,” said Darryl Elmouchi, MD, MBA, president, Spectrum Health West Michigan. “Dr. Marandi has dedicated his career to caring for children and has a passion for excellence and innovation. We look forward to his leadership and guidance at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital for years to come.”

Dr. Marandi is a lifelong advocate for children and a physician executive with more than 18 years of leadership experience at two children’s hospitals. A passionate and visionary leader, he is deeply committed to patient safety, advocacy, medical education and research, philanthropy, improved access, quality and identifying sustainable ways to deliver exceptional care for children.

“I am honored to have been selected to lead the nationally recognized Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital,” said Dr. Marandi. “I look forward to bringing my collective experiences to Grand Rapids and collaborating with other clinical leaders with the goal of continuing to provide exceptional care to families from across the region.”

Most recently serving as the President of Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind., Dr. Marandi guided the daily operations of the hospital and the affiliated medical group. During his tenure, his leadership led to the strategic growth of the organization, including extension of clinical services and expansion of the brand across the state. He has previously held the positions of vice president of physician services and executive medical director at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

WittKieffer’s Jim King, Donna Padilla and Kerry Quealy led this search.

Read the press announcement.