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Beacon Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Sam El-Dalati, MD, MBA, has joined Beacon Health System as Chief Clinical Officer. Dr. El-Dalati will lead the organization’s clinical excellence and quality outcomes initiatives for all inpatient, outpatient and physician office-based locations.  

“I am looking forward to continuing Beacon’s remarkable journey toward exceptional performance in clinical excellence and amazing patient care,” Dr. El-Dalati said. 

“Healthcare continues to be a challenging environment with many regulatory and financial pressures. I have been, however, so impressed by the quality, engagement and depth of both administrative and clinical leadership that I feel Beacon is well-positioned to succeed in this environment. I am energized by seeing our patients healed and cared for by our dedicated teams. I hope to bring added value to an already high-performing organization in this regard.”

A board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. El-Dalati served as the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Network Integration Officer for the past 11 years at Bon Secours Mercy Health ­– Lorain Region in Ohio.

Dr. El-Dalati earned his medical degree at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, and a Master’s of Business Administration degree in healthcare from Cleveland State University.