Largo Medical Center April 17, 2019

Wyatt Chocklett

LARGO, FL - HCA Healthcare's Largo Medical Center is pleased to announce the hospital has a new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Wyatt Chocklett served the past two years as the COO of HCA's Doctors' Hospital of Sarasota. While there he was highly recognized for his accomplishments improving the patient experience, employee engagement, and the oversight and execution of construction projects.

"I am so humbled to be given this great opportunity to work with the team at Largo Medical Center," said Wyatt Chocklett, COO. "And while working right alongside them, I look forward to assisting in the growth of hospital services so residents in the area will continue to find more reasons to make Largo Medical Center their hospital of choice."

In 2011, Wyatt began his career with HCA in Nashville as an Implementation Specialist and then moved on to become a Management Engineer where he championed Bed Management and Emergency Room throughput initiatives. Later, in 2014, he became the Assistant Administrator at HCA's TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, TN, where he headed up the design, construction and opening of the TriStar Natchez free-standing ER.

"Considering his commitment to patients as well as the success Wyatt has had in leading his colleagues through several initiatives, I am thrilled to have him on board and look forward to collaborating with him on many more," said Adam Rudd, Chief Executive Officer, Largo Medical Center.

Chocklett holds a Master of Arts in Management, Master of Science in Biochemistry, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry. He started at Largo Medical Center in late March. Wyatt is relocating to Pinellas County with his wife Pia and one child.