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Executive Leadership

Robert (Bob) C. Honeycutt, Chief Executive Officer

Honeycutt brings over 19 years of experience in both for-profit and non-profit acute care hospitals. Most recently, he was the CEO at HealthSouth Rehabilitation of Southern Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to that, Honeycutt held various leadership positions at hospitals in Georgia, Texas, Illinois and Tennessee.

Honeycutt holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree From Baylor University in Waco, Texas as well as a Master’s Degree in Healthcare and Business Management from the University of Houston – Clear Lake in Houston, Texas. He is also a Certified Healthcare Executive in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

David K. Butler, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Butler oversees the medical staff at Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Butler received his undergraduate degree from Long Beach State University and his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin.

Kevin Meek, Chief Nursing Officer

After working as an EMT for many years, Meek became a registered nurse. His experience in the field of nursing includes Trauma ICU, Emergency Room, Trauma Room and Post Surgical units.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Innovation from Arizona State University. Meek is one of only a few to hold this degree, which is an interdisciplinary degree designed to prepare students to design, implement and lead transformation in health care.

David Morro, MD, Emergency Department Medical Director

Dr. Morro is in charge of the Emergency Department at Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Morro is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over 15 years experience practicing emergency medicine.

Kristen Hartzel, Director of Physician Services

Hartzel brings a unique understanding of physician and patient needs to Arizona General from her 12 years of experience in acute and post-acute healthcare organizations. Prior to joining Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, she was the Director of Business Development at The Surgical Hospital of Phoenix. Hartzel received Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University.