Ziad Haydar

Ziad Haydar, MD, MBA, is Ascension Healthcare's Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer. Dr. Haydar leads the organization’s Care Excellence initiatives focusing on the quadruple aim of excellence in quality, service, provider experience, and value creation. In his role, Dr. Haydar oversees the Ascension Medical Group, and works with individual market leaders to hardwire excellence and transform care.

Dr. Haydar joined Ascension in 2010 as Vice President, Clinical Excellence and Physician Integration. He previously was an executive with Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, Texas, where he served as the Vice President for Health Care Improvement and Director of the Center for Health Care Improvement.

He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, trained in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, and completed a fellowship in Geriatrics and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. As an executive, Dr. Haydar obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.