David Cooke – Interim CEO

David Cooke has over 25 years of experience as an executive and leader with healthcare services companies. As Interim CEO of United Skin Specialists, David oversees the entire USS partner network of Midwestern dermatology practices.

Most recently, David was Interim Vice President, Finance for Baycare Health System, a regional healthcare system in Clearwater Florida. Previously, he served as Interim Vice President, Finance at Medstar Health Inc., in the Washington D.C. metro area. David also served as Interim CFO for University Medical Center of New Orleans, a Level 1 Trauma Center and major teaching hospital. Finally, David was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for 10 years at Park Nicollet Health Services, a fully integrated health systems provider serving the Minneapolis metro area.

From 1994 to 1999, David was a Management Consultant and Interim CEO on various projects, including the negotiation and acquisition of an HMO by a healthcare system in Denver, Colorado as well as overseeing expense reductions at a university student health center and insurance program.

David has also held various board membership positions on the audit and finance committee for Park Nicollet Health System, the executive and finance committee of Tria Orthopaedic Center as well as Park Nicollet Liability Company, a subsidiary of Park Nicollet Health System.