President and Chief Executive Officer
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605
Michael C. Riordan, MA, MS, is president and chief executive officer of Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center (GHS), one of the largest not-for-profit health care providers in the Southeast. The 1,268-bed system, which has anticipated operating revenues of $1.4 billion in fiscal year 2010, is home to 14 medical residency and fellowship programs and nearly 600 active clinical research trials and is ranked as one of the nation’s 100 most wired hospital systems. Mr. Riordan began his duties at GHS in August 2006. From 2001 to mid-2006, he led the University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Riordan was chief operating officer and, later, senior associate hospital administrator, of Emory University Hospital and Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Before that time, he served for three years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a lieutenant. Mr. Riordan earned his bachelor’s degree in liberal arts/English from Columbia University in New York in 1980 and completed his master’s degree in education/psychology from Columbia in 1981. He earned a master of science degree in health systems from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986.