Michael McAlister, Chief Executive Officer

Mike McAlister is Dallas regional CEO and head of Select Specialty Hospital – Dallas Downtown. In these roles, he supports and provides strategic leadership for Select Specialty Hospitals Dallas and Longview and manages daily operational and clinical/quality efforts at Dallas Downtown.

Previously, he served as a regional vice president for Select Medical and CEO in Tennessee. He joined Select in 2009 as a chief operating officer.

Earlier, he spent six years in progressive leadership posts for HealthSouth, ending as CEO of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Mike is board-certified in health care management as a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

He holds master’s degrees in physical therapy and business administration from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Women’s University, respectively.

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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.