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Dr. Heitham Hassoun

Cedars-Sinai has promoted Heitham Hassoun, MD, to Chief Executive of Cedars-Sinai International. Hassoun is a highly regarded physician with significant experience in global partnerships, international patient care, healthcare systems development and academic medicine. In his new role as CEO of Cedars-Sinai International, Hassoun will continue to lead Cedars-Sinai’s strategic efforts to expand its global reach through global partnerships and relationships.

Hassoun joined Cedars-Sinai in 2018 as vice president and medical director of Cedars-Sinai International. He led Cedars-Sinai’s first global partnership, The View Hospital in Affiliation with Cedars-Sinai, in Doha, Qatar. Hassoun has also led academic and strategic collaborations in China, Ecuador, Indonesia, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. At the same time, Hassoun has overseen the expansion of Cedars-Sinai’s regional offices in multiple countries, including China, Mexico and Singapore.

In addition to being a leader at Cedars-Sinai International, Hassoun is also a Professor of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai and has a clinical practice in vascular and endovascular surgery.