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Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD


Cleveland Clinic

Tom Mihaljevic is CEO/president of Cleveland Clinic. He leads a $10.6 billion healthcare system with facilities in Ohio, Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London. He previously served as CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi/CCAD chief of staff and chair of its Heart and Vascular Institute. A renowned cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Mihaljevic has performed almost 3,000 operations and published more than 140 scientific papers. He earned his medical degree at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and trained at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic in 2004, he was a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mihaljevic is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Medical Association and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.


Leadership Insights: Scaling for Excellence – A Case Study on Growth in a Global Setting

Presented by Leana S. Wen, MD, Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 25th.

An increasing number of health systems in the United States are expanding into the global market, and this trend is only expected to grow over the next five years. As healthcare leaders spearhead these efforts, it is critical to ensure that this significant growth does not impact quality and delivery of care. Join Tomislav Mihaljevic,…