PCOM Hires Stephen Castellano as Chief Practice Operations OfficerJuly 23, 2020
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has named Stephen Castellano as the College’s new Chief Practice Operations Officer,
effective July 27, 2020. In this role, Mr. Castellano will be a key member of the
leadership team, overseeing a multispecialty, multi-location group of medical practices as well as the design of organizational structure, day-to-day oversight of performance
and operations, and the continuous improvement of administrative and clinical operating
Mr. Castellano brings over 30 years of experience to the role, most recently serving
as Director of Business Operations at LCH Health in Kennett Square, PA. There he was
responsible for the daily operations of LCH including the Health Center and Community
Services with a focus on improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness. He
worked closely with directors and the executive management team to implement the vision,
strategy, and operational tactics to achieve strategic goals, generate revenue, and
“I am excited to join the team at PCOM,” said Mr. Castellano. “The healthcare landscape
today is constantly changing and the need for efficiency and effective management
is critical, but I’m confident the experience I bring to this role will serve the
College well and I look forward to getting started.”
As chief practice operations officer, Mr. Castellano will report to an executive committee
of the clinical chairs. “I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Castellano to the team,”
said Kenneth J. Veit, DO ’76, MBA, provost, senior vice president for academic affairs and dean. “This is an important
role, but I’m confident Mr. Castellano’s extensive background in organizational and
strategic leadership and management will be an ideal fit, and we welcome him to the
Mr. Castellano completed his master of business administration from St. Joseph’s University,
and his bachelor of science in business management from University of Scranton.
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