University hospitals appoint president of UH Cleveland Medical Center


University hospitals have chosen the new president of UH Cleveland Medical Center.

The health system announced Friday, March 25 in a press release that Stathis Antoniades will assume this role beginning May 16. He will report directly to Erik Beck, president and chief operating officer of UH. The position of president at UH Cleveland Medical Center was previously held by Dr. Daniel Simon, who last year became UH’s president, academic and external affairs and chief scientific officer.

Antoniades will join UH ​​from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., where he is chief operating officer. Lahey, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is a major teaching hospital with a Level I trauma center and an integrated group medical practice with over 6,000 employees. It is affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine.

As president of UH Cleveland Medical Center, Antoniades “will lead our health system’s flagship academic medical center in providing the most advanced patient care and contributing to the health and well-being of our community,” said Dr. Cliff Megerian, CEO of UH, in a statement. Megerian said Antoniades “will work with our network of community hospitals to provide the best care in the best place for our patients in Northeast Ohio.”

Antoniades received a master’s degree in public health from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and psychology from Boston University. He joined Lahey in 2013 as Vice President, Medical Services, Research and Education, and became Chief Operating Officer in 2017.

UH said in the statement that Antoniades has held board positions at Beth Israel Lahey Health Pharmacy Corp., Healthcare Executive Forum Boston, Mediline Isorthermal Solutions LLC, Lahey Clinical Performance Network, Lahey Accountable Care Unit and Lahey Health Cancer. Institute. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and the Medical Group Management Association.


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