Meet Rob Cercek
President, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Rob Cercek is the president of OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, the largest hospital in the OhioHealth system. In this role, Rob leads the operations and strategy development for the hospital. In addition, Rob sits on two OhioHealth joint venture boards and is the executive co-sponsor of OhioHealth’s Sustainability program, where he leads the organization in efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.
Rob has more than 30 years of experience during his healthcare career, which began at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Rob left Ohio in 2000 and moved to Denver, Colorado, where he held positions with Banner Health and Diversified Radiology. In 2008, Rob joined Rochester Regional Health in upstate New York, where he held the positions of Vice President of Ambulatory Services, Vice President of Hospital Operations, President of Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital before being named the President of Rochester General Hospital, the system’s flagship. Rob and his family moved back to Ohio in 2016, and prior to joining OhioHealth, he was the Executive Vice President of Physician Enterprise, Regional Operations and Population Health at TriHealth in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rob earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toledo. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is active in his roles as a board member for Lifecare Alliance and the American Heart Association. He enjoys spending time traveling with his family and mentoring new leaders. In addition, Rob enjoys exercise, fishing, photography and being on the water.