Hospital Leadership at St. Joseph's Hospital
Philip Minden, MHA, FACHE
Phil Minden serves as the president of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa. He has been part of BayCare since 2016 when the health system acquired Bartow Regional Hospital where he was serving as president. He remained in that role until taking the helm of St. Joseph’s Hospital-South in January 2019. In April 2023, Minden was promoted to president of St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Under his leadership, St. Joseph’s Hospital-South earned national recognition for high quality care and rapid performance improvement. The hospital also expanded significantly, with construction of a new six story patient tower; 10 surgical suites; emergency department expansion from 30 to 55 beds including a new pediatric emergency department; and a new observation unit, neonatal intensive care unit and cardiac interventional radiology lab.
Minden has led several hospitals in the Tampa Bay region since 2008 and he participates in many local foundations, chambers and committees. He serves as an active board member of the Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Bay Area Linen Company and Riverview Chamber of Commerce. He is passionate about educating our community regarding prevention and making connections through charity.
Minden is a native of Fort Smith, Arkansas and earned his Bachelor of Natural Science degree from Saint Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He then completed his Master of Healthcare Administration at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City. Now a Dade City resident, Minden enjoys Florida living where he can golf, fish and cycle.