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Mark McPhee, MD, MHCM

Executive Vice President, Clinical Coordination

As Executive Vice President of Clinical Coordination, Mark McPhee, MD, MHCM, is responsible for direct oversight of Nursing, Behavioral Health Services, Practice Management and Professional Services. He also provides leadership in the coordination of discharge planning, inpatientoutpatient handoffs, chronic disease management support, physician alignment, care coordination across a continuum of service and those enterprises that master customer service throughout the patient experience and particularly in the ambulatory care arena.

A native of Kansas City, Dr. Mark McPhee is a magna cum laude graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California-concentrating in biology and literature. He was class valedictorian and a summa cum laude graduate of the University Kansas School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital as well as a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a master’s degree in Health Care Management at Harvard University.

Prior to joining TMC, Dr. McPhee was a founding partner of Mid-America Gastro-Intestinal Consultants, GI Diagnostics, Inc. and Plaza Gastroenterology Associates. He has served as Saint Luke’s Health System as Chief Academic Officer, Chief Medical Officer/Vice President for Medical Affairs and finally as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. During his administrative leadership at Saint Luke’s, the hospital was a recipient of the Missouri Quality Award three times and also the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2003 – the second such award nationally in the health care category. His academic roles have included, Director of the GI Endoscopy Unit at the University of Kansas and then, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Associate Dean/Director of Medical Education and Research at Saint Luke’s Hospital.

In 2009, Dr. McPhee joined the Cleveland Clinic Executive Team in 2009 as Chief Operating Officer for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) and was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer in October, 2010. During his tenure with CCAD, the new hospital project remained substantially (>90%) on time and under budget.

Academically, Dr. McPhee’s research interests have been in drug treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and in disorders of the gallbladder and bile ducts and pancreas.

In addition to his clinical, academic and administrative roles, Dr. McPhee served as a delegate to the American Medical Association for 16 years and in various roles as Committee Chair, Governing Board Members and Officer with the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Digestive Health Foundation and the Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition. He has also served on the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and on the boards of multiple organizations devoted to the arts, medicine, higher education and community welfare.


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