Orange County reaction to health ruling – UC Irvine Healthcare News

Terry Belmont
Irvine, CA

Health & Medical Business


Terry Belmont
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
As CEO of the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Terry Belmont has spent his whole career in healthcare leadership. He is ready to discuss the economics of healthcare, outside funding and healthcare institutions, healthcare reform, and the responsibility of public healthcare.
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Irvine, CA 92868
United States
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Terry Belmont is chief executive officer of University of California, Irvine Medical Center and associate vice chancellor for medical center affairs.  Known for his innovative approach to healthcare leadership, Belmont oversees one of the top tertiary care centers in Southern California and Orange County’s only university hospital. He provides executive leadership to the medical center, managing complex operating systems, the transition into the new University Hospital and further expansion of UC Irvine’s clinical programs.

Previously, Mr. Belmont served as CEO of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children’s Hospital from 2006-2009. His career includes president and chief executive officer roles in several entities, including St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Pacific Health Resources, California Hospital Medical Center and HealthForward.

From 1999-2006, he was senior vice president at Kaiser Permanente in the San Diego and Inland Empire regions.

Mr. Belmont served as chair of the Healthcare Association of Southern California and Healthcare Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties.

A member of the PacifiCare board for several years, he also served on the California Healthcare Association board and executive committee.

Mr. Belmont’s substantial community involvement includes board positions with the Orange County World Affairs Council, Southern California College of Optometry, American Heart Association and Children’s Fund. He received his master’s in public health with a major in hospital administration from UC Berkeley, and a bachelor’s in business from the University of Redlands.

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Care and cost: can a medical center balance the two?
Terry Belmont says put care first and the solutions to controlling cost will follow.
Recent Publications/Appearances


January 2013 "More than 60 UC Irvine doctors named Physicians of Excellence"

January 2013 "UC Irvine opens enrollment for summer high school medical programs"



July 1, 2012 In the News, Medical Center "Orange County reaction to health ruling – UC Irvine Healthcare News"

April 26, 2012 UC Irvine Today "UC Irvine Health Gala Raises more then $700,000 for medical center"


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