Kyle W. Kirkpatrick, FACHE

Kyle W. Kirkpatrick, FACHE
Principal – Consulting Services

Baylor University

Direct 817.502.7731
kkirkpatrick@jtaylor.com
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Kyle has over 25 years of health care experience working in public and private organizations across the U.S. He is a former hospital CEO with experience running groups of hospitals, managing joint ventures, driving EBITDA enhancement to deliver financial and operational results, and creating positive, patient centered cultures. He has worked as a consultant within Deloitte, E&Y, and Arthur Andersen focused on M&A, strategic planning, and operational improvement initiatives. He has also worked with real estate developers to create many types of healthcare real estate complexes.

Kyle and his wife Amy live in Argyle, Texas and have three children. He completed his undergraduate work at Baylor University and graduate work at Trinity University with a masters degree in healthcare administration. His interests are his family, ranching, fitness, and beekeeping. He and his friend Kevin have had a podcast called “How to be a Texan” since 2018 and he has spoken at various conferences over his career on M&A, strategy and hospital operations related topics.\

His love of healthcare began early in life and he is passionate about working with his clients to make a difference in the lives of their patients and families.

Kyle's areas of practice include: 

  • M&A and transaction support
  • Post merger integration
  • Strategic planning
  • Operational improvements and turnarounds
  • Due diligence
  • Physician alignment

Kyle's involvement in civic and professional associations past and present include:

  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives,
  • Former Board Member, The Health Industry Council of North Texas
  • Past President, ACHE of North Texas
  • Member, HFMA
  • Member, Trinity University Healthcare Administration Department Alumni Association