HEALTH CARE | 2022 LA500
Chief Executive & President Cedars-Sinai Health System Priselac joined Cedars-Sinai in 1979, becoming chief executive in 1994. He helped grow the flagship Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Grove into the largest hospital complex west of the Mississippi River. Cedars has expanded further in recent years, buying the 133-bed Marina del Rey Hospital, acquiring a stake in Providence Tarzana Medical Center and forming an affiliation with the 640-bed Torrance Memorial Medical Center. And in August, CedarsSinai and Huntington Hospital in Pasadena reached an agreement for Huntington to affiliate with Cedars. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Marina del Rey Hospital together have 16,860 employees.