David Masterson, MHA, FACHE, is the president of Sentara Obici Hospital, which encompasses three Suffolk campuses in Isle of Wight County, VA. Sentara Obici Hospital is a 175-bed facility that includes integrated medical office buildings, as well as various ambulatory services including an ambulatory surgery center. The expanded Sentara BelleHarbour campus in North Suffolk includes a 24-hour freestanding emergency department, ambulatory surgery center, advanced imaging center and medical offices. Sentara St. Luke's is an outpatient campus in Isle of Wight County.
Masterson joined Sentara on 2013 and brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare executive leadership to the Western Tidewater region.
Prior to his role at Sentara Obici, Masterson was the president of Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center from 2013 - 2021. Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center is a 145-bed acute care hospital serving the greater Williamsburg area. Under his leadership, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center was recognized several times as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals by Truven/IBM/Watson and Becker's Top 100 Hospitals, achieved a five-star quality rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and achieved Magnet designation for nursing quality by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) since 2014 and continues as a 'Straight A' Hospital with Leapfrog consumer advocacy organization.
Masterson has served in executive positions in health systems of various size and description from a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital to a 700-bed tertiary referral center. He has experience with rural, for-profit, 501(c)(3), religious affiliated and public health systems. His breadth of experience spans all setting of healthcare including hospital operations, practice management, long-term care, home health, ambulatory imaging, surgery and therapies and wellness centers.
Masterson was raised in Virginia Beach and has been married nearly 30 years to his wife, Leah. He has two adult children and one grandson.
Previous Professional Affiliations
- American College of Healthcare Executives ( ACHE Fellow)
- ACHE Regent's Award (2018)
- North Carolina Hospital Association (Board of Directors)
- Coastal Connect, Health Information Exchange (Board of Directors)
- Partnerships for Children, Smart Start (Board of Directors)
- Perinatal Committee for the SC Hospital Association (Chair)
- Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA) - M.S. in Health Administration
- Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) - B.S. in Business Administration