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Dr. Khoi Luong Appointed SVP of Post-Acute Care

Dr. Luong will oversee post-acute and continuing care operations for the nation’s largest public health system

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the appointment of Khoi Luong, DO as Senior Vice President of Post-Acute Care for the system. Dr. Luong will oversee all aspects of operations and patient care provided in the five skilled nursing facilities, Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH), short-term rehabilitation, and adult day healthcare programs. Dr. Luong has over seven years of experience in post-acute care and has served in various leadership roles with NYC Health + Hospitals since 2016, most recently as Interim Senior Vice President of Post-Acute Care for the system. Throughout his career with NYC Health + Hospitals, Dr. Luong increased clinical capabilities across 6 sites. As a member of the system’s executive COVID-19 response team, he assisted with the set up and oversight of medical operations of a 350-bed surge facility during the peak of the pandemic. Under his leadership, NYC Health + Hospitals’ 5 post-acute and long-term care facilities have been ranked as some of the best in the nation by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report for their excellent long-term, skilled nursing care, and rehabilitation services.

“Post-acute care and geriatric medicine are passions of mine. I feel honored being given the opportunity to lead NYC Health + Hospitals post-acute service line,” said Dr. Luong. “I look forward to working with post-acute leaders in providing high-quality and compassionate care to NYC residents while strengthening our partnerships throughout the health system and community.”

“Khoi has dedicated much of his career to making a meaningful difference in the lives of geriatric patients and those who require long-term care,” said NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD. “His significant experience in post-acute care will be incredibly valuable to our patients and I’m delighted to see him officially step into this new role.”

“Dr. Luong is an outstanding leader whose commitment to post-acute care has resulted in significant improvements across the service line,” said NYC Health + Hospitals Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Machelle Allen, MD. “I look forward to working with him in this elevated capacity to meet the needs of our patients and their families.”

Dr. Luong earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida, a Degree of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is seeking a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts. He completed a Fellowship for America’s Essential Hospital Program in 2018, is a Certified Medical Director, American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care 2015, and completed Fellowship for Healthcare Leaders Program 2014.  He is a Licensed NYS Physician, and holds two board certifications: American Osteopathic Board Certification of Geriatric Medicine and American Osteopathic Board Certification of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Luong is a member of the American Academy of Physician Leaders, American Medical Directors Association, American Geriatrics Society and American Osteopathic Association

Contact: Press Office, 212-788-3339

About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlusHealth health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NYCHealthSystem or Twitter at @NYCHealthSystem.