Michael Miller
Managing Director

Former Healthcare System Operations Executive; Chief Restructuring Officer

Michael Miller is a Managing Director at Ankura with more than 30 years of extensive experience in the healthcare provider industry in the operational/financial sector who brings leadership and change management skills to boards of directors (trustees), management teams, and physicians. He achieves positive impacts by focusing on quality patient care, improved physician relations, and monitored metric-based performance. He is based in Dallas.

  • Experience

    Mike’s healthcare management experience includes hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing, rehabilitative units, psychiatric units, ambulatory care clinics, and durable medical equipment. Mike is an experienced chief executive officer, chief operating officer, and chief financial officer at the corporate, regional, and local levels. Mike’s background includes not-for-profit and for-profit arenas, including leadership in a large publicly traded hospital corporation and in academic medical centers.

    Mike has expertise in helping distressed businesses attain a position of strategic, operational, and financial stability. His operational expertise is focused on leading and operating an efficient organization in a fiscally responsible manner, with a strong emphasis on clinical quality, patient satisfaction, and physician partnering.

    Mike’s professional experience includes:

    • Retained as chief restructuring officer for a physician-owned for-profit surgical specialty hospital prior to its filing chapter 11 bankruptcy. Guided the organization through the bankruptcy process, and sold the hospital operations in a 363 sale.
    • Interim CEO and deputy CRO for a nationally recognized academic medical center hospital that achieved $150 million in financial improvement over a 36-month period.
    • Retained by a hospital system as interim CEO to provide turnaround management for operational and state/federal regulatory compliance.
    • Prior to entering the field of healthcare provider industry consulting, Mike gained industry experience including positions such as vice president of Group Operations for Community Health Systems, CEO of two acute-care hospitals for IASIS Healthcare, CEO of a three-hospital (two acute-care and one psychiatric care) market for Columbia/HCA, and CFO of a hospital (acute-care, rehabilitation, and psychiatric distinct-part hospital) in Texas.


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