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Barrett K. Blackmon, MBA, FACHE

Regional Vice President, Gulf Coast Division

Barrett Blackmon serves as Regional Vice President for cancer services for the HCA Gulf Coast Division in Texas. In his role, he oversees the oncology service line for programs in southeast Texas, upholding Sarah Cannon standards for quality, infrastructure and operations to serve patients in the community.

With more than 14 years of experience in healthcare operations, Barrett previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for the surgical oncology department at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center where he oversaw operations. Barrett obtained a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, Houston and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in mathematics from The University of Texas, Austin. He serves as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the Association of Academic Surgical Administrators (AASA) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).