Blair Callaway, Chief Financial Officer

Blair Callaway

Blair Callaway has been a member of the HCA Healthcare family of hospitals since 1996, and became the Chief Financial Officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in June 2020.

Previously having served as the Chief Financial Officer at Texas Orthopedic Hospital, HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland and HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland, Callaway brings 24 years of financial, operational, and business management experience in the healthcare field to The Woman’s Hospital of Texas.

Callaway earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master’s of Healthcare Administration and Business Administration from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She is a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and serves as assistant captain of the Facility Services Committee. When it is not Rodeo season, Callaway enjoys spending time on the water with her husband, three children and dogs.


Ann Russell, RN, Chief Nursing Officer

Ann Russell

Ann Russell, RN, was appointed Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in January 2020. Russell’s born calling to the nursing profession has guided her through her more than 25-year career in healthcare. She has made invaluable contributions in each of her numerous nursing and hospital operation positions, and prior to her appointment as CNO, she served as the Vice President of Nursing Operations for HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. Russell’s passion for nursing, dedication to women’s health, commitment to nursing culture, and unique healthcare experience make her instrumental to The Woman’s Hospital of Texas.

Russell graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and received her Master of Science in Nursing. Having published articles and holding many teaching roles throughout her career, Russell truly enjoys helping nurses grow professionally and gladly serves as a mentor and educator.

Russell and her husband of over 30 years have two daughters, and are overjoyed by the recent arrival of their granddaughter. Russell’s passion for helping others goes beyond the hospital walls; She serves on numerous committees, including American Nursing Association (ANA), and actively participates in Texas Nursing Association (TNA).


Cindy Celnik, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Cindy CelnikDr. Cindy Celnik, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, was appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in November 2019. Prior to this role, she practiced at Kaiser Permanente in Colorado for 14 years. Dr. Celnik held various leadership positions, including area specialty chief with oversight of OB/GYN services across the south Denver metro area, where she served more than 150,000 community members. She is a highly regarded clinician and was designated as a higher-level tiered surgeon, performing complex surgeries and providing education and oversight for her peers. Since 2012, Dr. Celnik practiced exclusively at Sky Ridge Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare hospital, where she was a champion and active participant of OB/GYN services.

Dr. Celnik earned her Bachelor of Arts with honors in Psychology from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. She attended college on a full athletic scholarship, and attributes her dedication to standing up to challenges and never letting failure stop her, to her experiences playing competitive volleyball. She earned her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where she ranked as “outstanding” in her clinical rotations. She completed her MBA in December 2019 from the University of Texas at Tyler Soules College of Business.