John McWhorter

About John McWhorter

John B. McWhorter is chief operating officer of Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) and has over 20 years’ experience with BSWH and its predecessor organizations. In his current role, he is responsible for 34 hospitals, including both wholly owned and partnerships, with 882 clinics and patient care sites representing $8 billion in revenues, 43,000 employees and 6,000 physicians. In his role as President of Baylor University Medical Center, he oversaw a 1065-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center with over $1 billion in annual revenue. Baylor University Medical Center has been nationally recognized for 20 years as a U.S. News & World Report best hospital.

He completed his Doctor of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2012, and a Masters’ Degree in Health Administration from the same program in 1985. Prior leadership positions include several executive positions for Baylor Health Care System, Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, and St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas.

John is active in the community having served on the Salvation Army Board, Greater Dallas YMCA Board of Directors, Need Him Ministries, Garland Chamber of Commerce, Dallas Chamber Health Councils, Chairman of the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council, and served on the Southwest Transplant Alliance Board. He and his wife Suzanne, along with their two children Chip and Allie, are also active in Park Cities Baptist Church and Buckner International.