Life Sciences

WAEL BARSOUM

President & Chief Transformation Officer, Healthcare Outcomes Performance Co. (HOPCo), Fort Lauderdale

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo) provides multi-specialty musculoskeletal services, with a goal of lowering cost while improving outcomes and patient experience. HOPCo employs about 1,500. A chemistry and religion major in college, Barsoum says his evolution from clinician to executive was unintentional. He began his career as a surgeon and progressed to CEO and president of Cleveland Clinic Florida. He joined HOPCo in 2020.

EDUCATION Case Western Reserve University (BA), Ohio State University (MD)
SOMETHING SURPRISING I am a pilot and fly quite frequently. I enjoy both flying the plane and being a passenger on commercial flights.
ADMIRES Mike Maroone. He is the epitome of not only a gifted businessman but also very committed to his family and community.
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