Vice President & Medical Director
Dr. Heitham Hassoun is the Vice President and Medical Director for Cedars-Sinai International in Los Angeles, California. He previously served as Global Medical Director for Johns Hopkins Medicine and was an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Hassoun is a multi-faceted clinician and global healthcare leader with a wealth of experience in international patient services, global collaborations and health system development. He was instrumental in the creation of Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Johns Hopkins Medicine, as well as a number of other institutional management and affiliation agreements throughout the Middle East and Asia. Currently, he aims to expand the global footprint of Cedars-Sinai, a leading US academic medical center.
Dr. Hassoun maintains a clinical practice in vascular and endovascular surgery, and he continues to educate and research in a variety of topics related to global collaborative healthcare and academic medicine. He completed his fellowship training in vascular and endovascular surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago and earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
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