Houston Methodist’s Michael Garcia, a senior vice president, is the new chief executive officer of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital effective Feb. 5, 2024.


Garcia, JD, RN, NE-BC, has more than a decade of experience within Houston Methodist, having started his career as vice president of operations at Houston Methodist Hospital in 2013. He was promoted to chief operating officer in 2015 and served in that role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


“I am honored to join Houston Methodist Sugar Land as its new CEO. The hospital has a rich history in Fort Bend County – providing unparalleled and compassionate care to our community,” Garcia said. “One of my key priorities is to build upon the strong foundation laid by my predecessor, Chris Siebenaler. As he moves into his new role within the Houston Methodist system, I’m excited I’ll still be able to collaborate with him as we embrace opportunities for growth.”


While at Houston Methodist Hospital, Garcia managed multiple hospital programs including the J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center, the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and the Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center.


“Michael’s 32 years of health care experience, combined with his exceptional commitment to Houston Methodist, ensures his success as a CEO in our system,” stated Marc L. Boom, president, and chief executive officer of Houston Methodist, in an email to all employees. “Houston Methodist Sugar Land will benefit from Michael’s understanding of hospital operations and his ability to develop personal relationships with his employees, staff and physicians. He has the perfect mix of skill, talent and personality for this top leadership job.”


Garcia is excited to begin his new role and develop new relationships across Fort Bend County as the new leader of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital.


"I believe in a collaborative approach to health care, working closely with our talented staff, physicians and community partners. By working together, we can address the evolving health care needs of our community and enhance the overall well-being of our patients."