HOUSTON (March 17, 2014)

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center is pleased to announce two additions to its executive leadership team. Allen J. Tseng has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Harold E. Gottlieb, MD has been appointed Chief Medical Officer.

“As we continue to expand our broad array of services and programs and maintain our unrelenting focus on quality and patient safety, it’s more important than ever to attract and retain top talent,” said Keith Alexander, CEO of Memorial Hermann Memorial City. “Both Allen and Dr. Gottlieb are the best of the best in their respective fields and each will be a tremendous asset to our executive leadership team.”

Since 2010, Tseng has served as the hospital’s senior director of business development and ambulatory services. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in the growth and development of Memorial Hermann Memorial City, including the addition of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute and the Digestive Health Center on the campus. Prior to joining Memorial Hermann, Tseng held multiple leadership roles at Texas Health Resources. He has a master’s degree in health administration from Trinity University in San Antonio and a bachelor of science in biology from Baylor University in Waco. He and his family reside in the Memorial area.

Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gottlieb is a Certified Physician Executive with the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE). He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Houston Baptist University. Dr. Gottlieb has served as a clinical instructor of internal medicine at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth) and as a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society. Prior to joining Memorial Hermann, Dr. Gottlieb was the Gulf Coast Regional Chief Medical Officer for CHRISTUS Health in Houston. He and his family live in Southwest Houston.

Located in the heart of west Houston, Memorial Hermann Memorial City has served area families since 1971. With more than 1,000 affiliated medical staff, 1,600 employees and 426 licensed beds, the hospital boasts state-of-the-art facilities designed to enhance its nationally recognized health care services while adding to the comfort of patients and families. The 33-story Memorial Hermann Tower includes Women’s Memorial Hermann and Children’s Memorial Hermann – Houston’s first dedicated women’s and children’s facilities outside of the Texas Medical Center.