Robert Vissers

President & CEO

Dr. Rob Vissers is a health care leader grounded in 25 years of front-line practice in emergency medicine. He joined Boulder Community Health (BCH) in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Prior to joining BCH, he held several leadership roles at Legacy Health, a nonprofit health system based in Portland, Oregon, where he was also President and CEO of Northwest Acute Care Specialists, one of the largest independent physician groups in the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Vissers is a lifelong learner and educator who excels at creating efficiency and innovation to drive positive outcomes for his community. He completed his undergraduate studies and medical degree at the University of Western Ontario, followed by a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He earned his MBA from Oregon Health & Science University/Portland State University.

Dr. Vissers is well published and has guest lectured internationally. He also has been on the faculty at Harvard University, University of North Carolina, and Oregon Health Sciences University, and currently is a faculty member for the University of Colorado Health Care Executive MBA Program. He has contributed to many local and national organizations and currently serves on the Boards of the Colorado Hospital Association, Boulder County Business Hall of Fame and Bridge House (a local organization that provides resources to lift people out of homelessness).

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