Saju George

Chief Executive Officer, Region V

Saju George serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Region V of Prime Healthcare. In his role, Mr. George oversees Prime Healthcare’s hospitals, medical groups and outpatient locations in Michigan.

Saju George held various leadership positions within non-profit and for-profit health systems. Prior to joining Garden City Hospital, Mr. George served at Ascension Health’s – St. Mary’s/St. Joseph Health System. Mr. George joined Prime Healthcare in 2014 and assumed the role of Garden City Hospital CEO in 2015. Since his arrival he led the Board and senior leadership through strategic planning effort, transforming the hospital from near-bankruptcy to vitality. Under his leadership, Garden City Hospital has significantly increased its quality, efficiency and financial performance earning top local and national honors including IBM Watson Health’s elite Everest Award for achieving the highest levels of sustained performance over five years and the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® award in 2019.

Mr. George holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and earned his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Baker College of Business in MI. He completed his Executive Leadership Formation training for Healthcare Leadership from Aquinas Institution of Theology in St. Louis, MO. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on various boards including the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board.