Vicenta Gaspar-Yoo, EMBA '11, is the new Chief Medical Officer at University Hospitals Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers.
Vicenta C. Gaspar-Yoo, MD and Weatherhead Executive MBA '11, is now the Chief Medical Officer at both University Hospitals Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers.
Dr. Yoo will provide medical oversight to the clinical programs currently in place and those in development. She will also be involved in supporting and formulating business strategies to encourage the growth and development of programming for the communities served by UH Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers.
Prior to joining University Hospitals, Dr. Yoo served as the Director of Clinical Program Development and the Spine Center at Firelands Regional Hospital.
In addition to her leadership role, Dr. Yoo will also be active clinically. Yoo is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and her goal is to maximize the physical, psychological, social and vocational potential of each patient through physical therapy and medical management.
"Dr. Yoo is a perfect fit for our two hospitals," says Robert G. David, President of the two medical centers. "She shares my vision to deliver exceptional, high quality healthcare to our patients--care that is affordable and close to home. Her leadership experience will benefit our organization, physicians, staff and most importantly, our patients. We are very pleased to have her join our team."
University Hospitals, the second largest employer in Northeast Ohio, is a $3.5 billion health system with 25,000 employees. It serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 12 hospitals, 26 outpatient centers and primary care physician offices in 15 counties. It is ranked among America’s 50 best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties.
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