Robert J. Trenschel, D.O.


Dr. Trenschel, who currently serves as the president and chief executive officer of the Yuma Regional Medical Center, has nearly 20 years of healthcare and medical management experience. As a seasoned healthcare executive, he employs patient-centric, physician-focused leadership that harmonizes clinical outcomes with financial performance at integrated healthcare organizations. His clinical background and leadership experience in resource-challenged environments enable him to position organizations for sustainable success in today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape. In his current role, Dr. Trenschel is responsible for overall health system strategy, physician and employee engagement and development of its clinically integrated network. Throughout his career, he had held various healthcare leadership roles at several highly regarded regional health systems, including executive vice president of the Harris Health System, senior vice president of medical group operations at Aurora Health Care, and chief medical officer and vice president of clinical operations at Florida Community Health Centers, among others. Prior to his roles as a healthcare industry executive, Dr. Trenschel served as a private practice physician from 1990-2000.

Dr. Trenchel is a Fellow for American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and his master’s degree in public health from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.