September 20, 2022

Steward Health Care Announces Luis Allende Ruiz as New President of Hialeah Hospital

July 1, 2022 – Steward Health Care is pleased to announce a new addition to the Steward Health Care executive team - Luis Allende Ruiz has been named the new President of Hialeah Hospital.

Luis comes to Hialeah Hospital with over a decade’s worth of experience in the healthcare industry, having led prominent hospitals and medical centers across Florida and Puerto Rico. Prior to Steward, he was Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, where he successfully led hospital operations through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Luis is a proven leader in our community, with a strong foundation in Steward values and a deep compassion for Florida families.

About Steward Health Care 

Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.