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Paul Viviano

Chief Executive, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Inc.

THE LATEST: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles was named one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the United States and the top children’s hospital on the West Coast by U.S. News and World Report in its 2018-2019 rankings. Viviano last year was named chairman of the California Children’s Hospital Association, leading initiatives intended to help boost pediatric health.

BACKGROUND: Viviano has been chief executive and president of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles since 2015. He previously served as chief executive of UC San Diego Health System and associate vice chancellor of UCSD Health Sciences, overseeing the $1.7 billion health care enterprise. He has served as chairman and chief executive of Alliance HealthCare Services Inc. His career also included stints in executive positions at USC University Hospital and USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, St. Joseph Health System in Orange, Long Beach Community Hospital and Los Alamitos Medical Center.

WORTH NOTING: Viviano is chairman of Loyola Marymount University’s board of trustees.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 4

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