50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
President and CEO,
Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Dr. Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, an Air Force veteran and cardiac surgeon, first joined the system in 1975. He has been serving at its helm since 2004. As leader of the 11-hospital, $6.7 billion not-for-profit, Cosgrove, 74, has been recognized for his focus on technology transfer, physician engagement, and standardization of care processes. He has also overseen Cleveland Clinic's recent expansion abroad with the March opening of its multispecialty hospital in Abu Dhabi.