Leadership and Board

Christopher Durovich

Chris Durovich

Chris Durovich serves as president and chief executive officer of Children’s Health and as CEO of Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in adult and pediatric health care and physician practice management. Since he became president and CEO in 2003, Durovich has guided Children’s Health to become the eighth-largest pediatric health care system in the nation, which serves more than 280,000 children each year.

Before he joined Children’s, Durovich held adult leadership roles at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Michigan Health System, Northwestern University Medical School and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the American Hospital Association’s board of trustees and has served as a board member or past chair for several other state and national associations, including the Children’s Hospital Association, Child Health Corporation of America, Texas Hospital Association and others.

He is involved in many community organizations and has received honors from the March of Dimes, YMCA of Dallas, Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and others. Durovich earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont; a master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado; and his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He also served in the U.S. Army Medical Services Corps.