Chief Operating Officer
Mission Hospital is honored to have Tarek Salaway serve as part of the
leadership team as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Salaway’s
vast health care experience helps him oversee the operations of the high
level of quality service we provide to the community in the ever changing
health care environment. Salaway overseas a wide scope of the Hospitals’
clinical and ancillary services, including the overall operations of the
hospital’s campuses and off-site locations.
Salaway comes to Mission Hospital after serving various leadership roles
at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital at the University
of Southern California, serving most recently as the Chief Operating Officer.
There he made significant contributions, including improved HCAHPS scores,
employee engagement and EBIDA performance; developing and expanding clinical
programs; targeted specialty volume growth; and the successful development
and implementation of major capital projects and expansion.
Prior to USC, Salaway worked as the Administrative Director of Cardiovascular
and Neuroscience Services at Stanford Hospital & Clinics at Stanford
University Medical Center. He was also the Service Area Director of Heart
& Vascular Services at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank
and Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, as well as
the System Director of Clinical Performance at Providence Health & Services.
Salaway completed his Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree
from at the University of Washington. He also earned both his Master of
Public Health (MPH) degree with an emphasis in Epidemiology and Health
Services and his Master of Arts in International Relations from the University
of Washington. He received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Political
Science and French Literature at the University of California, San Diego.
Salaway resides in Aliso Viejo.
With a visionary approach to Mission Hospital and its future, Salaway is
committed to providing values-based leadership, with an emphasis on engaging
employees at Mission Hospital and enhancing profile and visibility of
our clinical programs.