Marty Bonick in the Media
Jun 09, 2021
President and Chief Executive Officer
Marty Bonick is president and chief executive officer of Ardent Health Services, one of the largest private health systems in the U.S. Ardent includes 30 hospitals and more than 200 sites of care across six states, with more than 23,000 team members and 1,400+ aligned providers that collectively manage 3.2 million patient encounters annually.
A veteran healthcare leader, Mr. Bonick brings more than 25 years of experience driving business growth through innovation and quality improvement across a variety of healthcare settings. With experience in for-profit, non-profit, public, and privately held companies, he has held senior management roles in large tertiary and academic medical centers, multi-site systems of inpatient hospital and outpatient facilities, and physician services organizations.
Prior to his appointment as president and CEO of Ardent in 2020, Mr. Bonick served as CEO of PhyMed Healthcare Group, a national provider of anesthesia and pain management services, division president at Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH), where he led operations for a $4.5 billion healthcare portfolio, CEO of Jewish Hospital and senior vice president of operations for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Bonick began his healthcare career at Hillcrest HealthCare System in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was acquired by Ardent during his tenure.
Mr. Bonick is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, serves on the Board of the Federation of American Hospitals, and serves on the boards of the Via College of Medicine - Auburn Advisory Board and Community Hospital Corporation. He holds dual master’s degrees from Washington University in St. Louis in Healthcare Administration and Information Management and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois.