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Michael Suk

Chief Physician Officer, Geisinger System Services

Geisinger Health System

Michael Suk is the

People are what make quality health care possible, so his goal is to build strong health care teams who are empowered to act autonomously but still feel invested in the overall mission and vision of the system. Michael is a progressive leader – someone who listens, identifies, and provides decisive solutions, connecting people and processes to help everyone feel valued.

✔Grew clinical services revenue 110%
✔ Boosted employee satisfaction from average 60% to 90%
✔ Expanded physician team 400%+ with zero attrition
✔ Generated over $50M in cost reductions
✔ Launched world’s first lifetime warranty agreement for total hip replacement

As one of the youngest persons to head an academic orthopaedic department in the US, Michael guided tremendous programmatic growth of 13 diverse hospital platforms, including Level 1 and Level II trauma centers, with nearly 100 clinicians and over 500 staff.

Additional expertise:
🔹 Co-lead operational oversight of $1B enterprise supply chain and pharmacy division
🔹 Expertise in hospital operations, supply chain, medical devices, budgeting, Lean Six Sigma, integration strategies, and shared services.
🔹Cross disciplinary education, including JD/MPH in Health Law and MBA in Health Care Administration/Management
🔹Subspecialty trained, board certified orthopaedic surgeon
🔹Baldridge Executive Fellow and White House Fellow
🔹Trustee, American Medical Association
🔹Commissioner, Joint Commission

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