Paul S. Viviano

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Paul S. Viviano
Paul S. Viviano

Paul S. Viviano is a health care leader who has directed academic, nonprofit and for-profit healthcare organizations that deliver excellence in clinical care, research and diagnostics for three decades. Viviano joined Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as president and chief executive officer in 2015 and serves as a member of the institution’s Board of Trustees.

Previous to serving as president and chief executive of CHLA, Viviano served as the CEO and Associate Vice Chancellor for the UC San Diego Health System, an institution noted for its leadership in medical research and patient care. He has also served as the president and chief executive officer of USC University Hospital and USC/Norris Cancer Hospital and held various chief executive roles within the St. Joseph Health System, ultimately serving as the president and chief operating officer for the system. He served as chairman of the board and CEO of Alliance HealthCare Services, the nation’s largest provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging services and radiation oncology services, for 10 years. Viviano serves on the boards of several organizations, including Loyola Marymount University, where he serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of trustees and Alliance HealthCare Services. In addition, he was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), and serves as the chair of HASC’s Los Angeles Central Area.