Derek Felder, Chief Executive Officer

Derek Felder, MBA, MA, MS, FACHE, is the chief executive officer of Select Specialty Hospital – Midtown Atlanta, where he oversees hospital operations, quality and employee engagement initiatives.

Prior to joining SSH in 2022, Derek was an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University, teaching and conducting research on an array of health care-related topics, including law, finance and strategic management.

Earlier, Derek worked as the chief operating officer, director of surgical services and director of managed care for the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. He also served as the director of human resources and chief financial officer for the Warrior Transition Battalion, which manages care for soldiers injured in the line of duty.

He has a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Troy University, Master of Science in health services and healthcare management from Trident University, Master of Art in management and leadership from Webster University and Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Select Specialty Hospital is a critical illness recovery hospital, specializing in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think as independently as possible.