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Together, We’re Creating the Next Generation of Care.

Beebe Healthcare is thoughtfully investing in expanding our presence in Sussex County—making excellent, innovative, and accessible care a reality for our friends, families, and neighbors for future generations.



Projected to outpace national average by more than 2X over the next 5 years


Expected to increase by 31.7% through FY22


Expected to increase by 62.8% through FY24


Surpassed 40,000 ED visits in 2017


1. Lewes: Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus
  • Improvement of patients’ and visitors’ experiences by expanding and remodeling the West Lobby entrance, adding parking and remodeling patient rooms.
  • Includes a dedicated Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence, with the construction of a Hybrid Operating Room, a third Cardiac Catheterization/ Electrophysiology Lab, and addition of new surgical staff.
  • Supported by a $10 million gift from the Ma-Ran Foundation—the largest gift ever received by Beebe.
2. Rehoboth Beach: Specialty Surgical Hospital
  • A new hub for outpatient and specialty surgical services off of Route 24, accommodating both shorter-term inpatients and outpatients.
  • Future home of Beebe’s newly created and state-of-the-art Center for Robotic Surgery.
  • Future home of labor and delivery for women and newborn babies.
3. Millville: Beebe Health Campus – South Coastal
  • A new health campus featuring a freestanding emergency department with 24 emergency/triage bays and on-site imaging.
  • Also home to a state-of-the-art second location for Beebe Healthcare’s renowned cancer program, offering cancer treatments (medical oncology, chemotherapy, and radiation oncology) closer to home.
  • Expands upon existing diagnostic imaging, physical rehabilitation, laboratory, and walk-in care services already offered in the area.

In addition, Beebe is planning to create a freestanding Emergency Department in Georgetown to serve the central and western Sussex County communities.

Specialty Surgical Hospital on Rehoboth Beach Health Campus
Specialty Surgical Hospital – Rehoboth Beach Health Campus
Freestanding Emergency Department – South Coastal Health Campus
Cancer Center – South Coastal Health Campus

Meet the Leaders Creating the Next Generation of Care

Beebe Healthcare is an institution woven into the fabric of a culturally diverse and demographically inclusive population—one that has always looked out for its own. It is with this fact in mind that our leadership and a team of talented design and engineering experts have come together to champion mindful investments in expert clinical staff, innovative technology, and accessible infrastructure to benefit the growing communities we serve.

Beebe Healthcare Board of Directors
David A. Herbert, Chairman; Terry A. Megee, Vice Chair; Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, Secretary; Paul T. Cowan, Jr. D. O., Treasurer; Gregory A. Bahtiarian, D. O.; James W. Bartle; Wilson C. Choy, M. D.; R. Michael Clemmer; Thomas J. Cooper; Frank Czerwinski; Stephen M. Fanto, M. D.; The Honorable William Swain Lee; James P. Marvel, Jr. M. D.; Janet B. McCarty; Michael A. Meoli; Paul H. Mylander; Paul C. Peet, M.D.; Wesley E. Perkins; Anis K. Saliba, M. D.; Eric C. Sugrue, Christopher J. Weeks; Michael L. Wilgus; Jacquelyn O. Wilson, Ed.D.

Emeritus Members: Joseph R. Hudson, Chairman Emeritus; Halsey G. Knapp, Chairman Emeritus

Beebe Healthcare Executive Team
Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, President & CEO; Judy Aliquo, President & CEO, Beebe Medical Foundation; Catherine C. Halen, Vice President, Human Resources; Jeffrey E. Hawtof, MD, Vice President, Medical Operations and Informatics; Marcy Jack, Esq., BSN, CPHRM, Vice President, Quality, Safety and Risk Management; Bruce Leshine, Esq., General Counsel; Michael J. Maksymow, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Vice President, Information Systems & CIO; Paul J. Pernice, CPA, Vice President, Finance & CFO; Steven D. Rhone, RN, MS, NE-BC, FABC, Vice President, Patient Care Services; Richard A. Schaffner, Jr., RN, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer; Alex A. Sydnor, Vice President, External Affairs; Joan G. Thomas, RN, FACHE, Vice President, Clinical and Ambulatory Services

Beebe Medical Foundation Board of Directors
Thomas J. Cooper, Chairman; Charles L. Burton, Vice Chair; Cindy L. Szabo, Esq., Secretary; Paul J. Pernice, CPA, Treasurer; Jack N. Berberian; William L. Berry, CPA; Jennifer Carroll; Benedette Cooper; Mouhanad Freih, M. D.; Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE; David A. Herbert; The Honorable Gerald W. Hocker; Christian Hudson; Lynn Kokjohn; The Honorable William Swain Lee; Janet B. McCarty; Keith Parsell; Scott Royal; Khalil Saliba; Paul G. Townsend; Mindi M. Tunnell

Emeritus Members: The Honorable Theodore W. Becker; Joseph R. Hudson; Robert Moore; Paul H. Mylander, Chairman Emeritus

Integrated Design Team

  • Construction Manager: Whiting-Turner
  • Architect: Wilmot Sanz
  • Mechanical Engineer: Leach Wallace
  • Civil Engineer: Becker Morgan Group
  • Project Manager: Hammes Company