Charles “Chuck” Prosper has been named new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.
Prior to joining Alta Bates Summit, Chuck was Chief Administrative Officer at Marin General Hospital, where he had responsibility for all hospital operations and managed the transfer of the hospital from Sutter Health to independent community hospital status. Prior to Marin, Chuck served as the Assistant Administrator for Ancillary and Support Services at the San Leandro Hospital Campus of Eden Medical Center.
Chuck has been in health care for more than 20 years, beginning his clinical career as a Physical Therapist at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. His health care experience includes leadership positions in the field of Rehabilitation Services at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and UCSF / Mt Zion Medical Center.
Chuck holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Columbia University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. A native of New York, he moved to San Francisco in 1993.