Meet the Executive Team
Leadership is key to the success of any organization. At Alvarado Hospital
and Prime Healthcare Services, we have a diverse management team that
brings years of experience, expertise, and dedication to meeting the healthcare
needs of our community. Said leadership ensures that patients will receive
superior care at Alvarado Hospital.
Robin Gomez, RN, BSN, MSN,
serves as CEO of Alvarado Hospital. In this role, she oversees the strategic direction, operations and physician
relations, as well as maintains overall leadership responsibility for
the hospital and key programs. She has more than 20 years of diverse healthcare
experience with progressive management positions, including most recently
as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at
Loma Linda University Medical Center in Murrieta. Prior to that, Robin
was the chief nursing officer at Paradise Valley Hospital in National
City, Alvarado’s sister facility.
Robin has a strong background in implementing effective, high-quality healthcare
combined with service excellence. She earned a bachelor’s degree
in nursing from Loma Linda University and a master’s degree in nursing
administration from Norwich University in Vermont. Read Robin's
message to our patients, visitors and community.
Larry Emdur is the Chief Medical Officer and a board-certified internist/pulmonologist. He completed his training
in medicine and pulmonary at the Cleveland Clinic in 1984 and has practiced
both hospital-based and office-based pulmonary medicine in San Diego since then.
He holds a PhD in microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA
from California State University and has received advanced training from
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He also is a clinical faculty
member at Western University of Health Science in California where he
teaches medical students
RN, BSN, MHA,
is Chief Nursing Officer at Alvarado Hospital. Having served in various management positions at the hospital since 2006,
Peggy has more than 25 years of nursing leadership and clinical experience.
Her responsibilities include oversight of more than 300 nurses, nursing
and clinical operations, clinical education and overall patient care and safety.
Her goal as the CNO is to strengthen collaborative relationships with physicians,
the nursing management team and the nursing staff, as well as oversee
a successful transition of Alvarado Hospital nurses to the 14-hospital
Prime Healthcare Services system. Peggy received her bachelor’s
degree in nursing and master’s of health administration from the
University of Phoenix.
Marilyn Anderson serves as Alvarado Hospital's Chief Financial Officer. Marilyn has more than 20 years of hospital finance experience, mostly recently
as Alvarado Hospital controller. She manages the financial departments
and produces all financial statements.
Before coming back to Alvarado Hospital in 2007, she worked at St. Vincent
Medical Center in Los Angeles, as well as a handful of hospitals within
the Tenet Healthcare organization both in California and Texas. She received
her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.
Her goal as CFO is to help the hospital grow financially, so it can continue
to provide excellent medical care to the members of the community.
is the Regional Director of Human Resources. In this role, she is responsible for the entire HR function, including
recruitment, retention, compensation administration and employee relations.
She has more than 16 years of progressive management experience and has
been with Alvarado Hospital for 11 of those years. Her goal as HR director
is to develop and foster working relationships with management and employees
at all levels and maintain a positive employee relations climate.