Leadership and Board Members

Our hospital leaders are passionate about providing high-quality and compassionate care to our community.

People Who Make Us Special

Coast Plaza Hospital is made great by the people who work together with a common goal of providing top-notch care to each and every patient that walks through the doors. Our team of providers and our board members truly make this hospital a phenomenal place to receive care. Your Family. Your Community. Your Hospital.

Our Leadership

Victor Carrasco

Victor Carrasco
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Victor Carrasco returned to Pipeline Health System in May 2023 as Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hospital of Gardena. In December 2023 he was named Chief Executive Officer of Coast Plaza Hospital, assuming a new executive role for both hospitals.

Carrasco previously served Pipeline as CEO of East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital (2019-2022). During his tenure at East LA, he managed more than 20 physician contracts as well as a $3 million capital expansion program.

More recently he served as CEO and COO of Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie (2022-2023). With more than 15 years of diverse experience in hospital systems, ambulatory care facilities, Managed care organizations, multi-specialty and multi-location physician group practices and management service organizations, Carrasco is known as a strategic and decisive leader.

Carol Ramirez, RNCarol Ramirez, RN
Interim Chief Nursing Officer

Carol is a seasoned and qualified nurse leader with 25 years of solid nursing and leadership experience to her role. She joined the Coast Plaza team in 2023 as a Nursing Director responsible for managing our Medical-Surgical, Telemetry and Critical Care services. She is experienced in coordinating patient flow, ensuring safe and effective staffing, addressing quality and safety metrics, promoting clinical competency of staff and fostering an environment of service excellence.

Prior to joining Coast Plaza, Carol held numerous nursing positions at Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital before assuming the role of Administrative Director 2015-2023.

Carol holds a master of science degree in nursing education from the University of Phoenix, a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Pacific Union College, and an associate’s degree in nursing from East Los Angeles College.

She assumed the role of interim Chief Nursing Officer April 16, 2024.

People at a meeting

Our Board Members

Pramod Multani, M.D.
Coast Plaza Hospital
Chief of Staff
Ricky Bush, M.D.
Coast Plaza Hospital
Medical Director
Michael W. Barsom, M.D.
Metropolitan State Hospital
Medical Director
Fernando Vasquez
City of Downey
Jose L. Fierro, D.V.M., PhD.
Cerritos College
Reggie Berry
Goals For Life
Executive Director
Brenda Olmos
City of Paramount
Jennifer Perez
City of Norwalk
Goon (Grace) A. Lee