Medical City Plano December 28, 2016

Charles Gressle, CEO

Medical City Plano CEO Charles Gressle and Sue Vanek, Director of Burn Services, will share their valuable expertise with the community by serving in recently appointed roles beginning in 2017.

Gressle has been elected to sit on the board of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC), an organization promoting quality trauma and emergency healthcare and preparedness in North Texas.

Amy Atnip
Amy Atnip, Director of Trauma Services

Under Gressle’s leadership, Medical City Plano is in the process of advancing to a Level 1 trauma facility the highest trauma designation. Level 1 Trauma Center verification is expected in 2017. Gressle joins Amy Atnip, Director of Trauma Service at Medical City Plano, on the NCTTRAC board.

Vanek will serve on the Texas Department of State Health Service’s Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Committee. Vanek will assist in promoting, developing and maintaining a comprehensive EMS/Trauma System that will meet the needs of patients and raise the standards for community health care in the state of Texas.

“We value the responsibility that has been entrusted to us while serving in these roles,” said Gressle. “Trauma is at the heart of our facility and we are honored to use our skills to ensure a safe, healthy environment for our community.”

About Medical City Plano:                                                  

Medical City Plano Hospital is part of  It is a full-service, 493-bed, acute-care facility with more than 1,600 employees, and 1,000-plus physicians representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Medical City Plano is a Level II Trauma Center, a Comprehensive (Level I) Stroke Center, a Level III NICU, Collin County’s first Chest Pain Accredited hospital and the county’s first burn center. The hospital also holds Magnet designation for nursing excellence.