Richard Weiner, MD
President, Winchester Hospital
As President of Winchester Hospital, Richard Weiner, MD, leads the 220-bed hospital, which provides comprehensive health care services in northwest suburban Boston, including acute care inpatient services, a Level IIB special care nursery, two da Vinci surgical robots, and an extensive range of outpatient services. He reports to Richard Nesto, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Beth Israel Lahey Health, until an Executive Vice President of Hospital and Ambulatory Services is hired.
Rick became Chief Executive Officer of Winchester Hospital in 2017 and has continued the hospital’s high performance in quality care. He concurrently held the role of Chief Medical Officer until 2018. Before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he held roles as Vice President for Medical Affairs, Director of Medical Affairs, and Medical Director of Surgical Services, beginning in 2008. Rick practiced general and vascular surgery at Winchester Hospital from 1987 to 2008, during which time he held various leadership roles, including Service Chief, Department Chair, Medical Staff President, and member of the Board of Directors. Rick is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and holds the faculty appointment of Clinical Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Rick earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine, a medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and completed his residency training in general surgery at Tufts Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in vascular surgery with Lahey Clinic.
He resides with his family in Winchester.