39. John Collins | The Long Island Press Power List

39. John Collins

Winthrop-University Hospital President & CEO

A member of the Winthrop team for more than a decade, John Collins was named president and CEO of the hospital in 2009. During his time at the top, Collins has managed their financial operations —a 591-bed major teaching hospital that is also a New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center, Perinatal Center and Stroke Center. Under Collins’ leadership, Winthrop was recognized in the first-ever edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings for 10 high-performing specialties and as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals for demonstrating high-quality care in the specialty of pediatric diabetes and endocrinology. Since becoming president and CEO, Collins has overseen the acquisition of 24 practices, involving more than 115 physicians and 40 physical locations from Shelter Island to Queens, extending care to more than 2,000 additional patients every day.